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Chapter 37 / Exercise 8
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The kidney structure in which urine is formed is known as the:A) calyxB) nephronC) neuronD) nephridium
The fluid that enters the glomerulus is:
The fluid that enters the glomerular capsule is formed from:
The structures leading away from the glomerular capsule include the:
The driving force that pushes fluid from the blood into the glomerular capsule is exerted:A) by the heart providing blood pressureB) by the muscles lining the abdominal cavity
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C) by the urinary bladder emptyingD) by the urethra draining away urine
In the proximal convoluted tubule, the reabsorption of amino acids and glucose takes place by:
In the nephron, tissue accumulation of sodium and chloride ions accounts for the movement of:
In the activities of the nephron, much of the energy requirement is fulfilled by the utilization of:
The loop of Henle exists between the:A) renal artery and renal veinB) peritubular capillary and collecting ductC) proximal convoluted tubule and distal convoluted tubuleD) glomerulus and peritubular capillary
In the process of tubular excretion, materials move from:
Which of the following describes the flow of urine through the kidney?
The rate of reabsorption of water from the collecting duct is determined by the hormone:
All the following are functions of the hormone aldosterone except:A) it stimulates the reabsorption of water in the nephronB) it stimulates the secretion of potassium from the bloodC) it stimulates the reabsorption of sodium ions from the distal convoluted tubulesD) it regulates the excretion of calcium from the peritubular capillary

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