A&P II Urinary System flashcards _ Quizlet

Out of the kidney efferent arteriole peritubular

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Unformatted text preview: e the blood back out of the kidney Efferent arteriole Peritubular capillaries Interlobular vein Arcurate veins Interlobar veins Renal vein Inferior vena cava What connective tissue surrounds the kidneys? Why? (Supports & holds kidney in place) 1.renal capsule 2.adipose (cushions, protects, stabilizes) 2.renal fascia (attaches kidney to the wall of the bo dy ) What is the hilium and what enters the kidneys there? bent in area of medial kidney; where verves, arteries, veins, and ureter enters/exits kidneys Describe the nerve supply of the kidneys. renal nerves: provide sympathetic innervation for the kidneys & ureters What does the sympathetic innervation of the renal nerve m a n a ge ? 1. adjusts rates of urine formation (slows urine production down) 2.changes blood pressure & flow (changes direction of blood sends to areas where it is in n e e d) 3. Stimulates renin release (renin helps to maintain proper blood volume) What types of cells line the nephron? location? Epithelial lined tubule microscopic; most are locate in cortex of kidney What are the two main parts...
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