This is called renal autoregulation because the

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This is called renal autoregulation because the kidney determines its own rate of blood flow by controlling the diameter of the afferent and efferent arterioles. By means of this autoregulatory system, the kidney can maintain a constant GFR despite variations in the arterial blood pressure in the rest of the body.
Question 17 2.5 / 2.5 pts Which of the following statements is true concerning the RAA system?
Question 18 2.5 / 2.5 pts The greatest amount of reabsorption occurs in the:
Question 19 2.5 / 2.5 pts True or False: Na+ can leave the ascending limb but not the descending limb. Correct!
Question 20 2.5 / 2.5 pts Which of the following is false concerning ADH? ADH is produced by the hypothalamus.
ADH is produced in response to dehydration conditions. ADH retains up to 99% of water in the filtrate. Correct! ADH does not respond during severe blood loss. Question 21 3 / 4 pts What is countercurrent flow? How does the nephron use this to maintain homeostasis?
Question 22 0.5 / 3 pts Describe how aldosterone release occurs apart from the RAA system.
Question 23 3 / 3 pts Describe the action of alcohol on urinary output.
Question 24 2 / 2 pts Which of the following is true concerning cardiovascular baroreceptors? Correct!

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