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4.What are the three basic processes in a nephron? Be able to describe the structure of a nephron, being specific about the order in which each subunit occurs and the function(s) of each subunit.
5.What are the three types of nephrons and how does their structure (and thus function) differ?6.Why do the glomerular capillaries have a relatively high blood pressure? What is the specialization in the structure of glomerular capillaries that allows for filtration? What are the Starling forces in the glomerulus?7.What is a podocyte? What function does it serve in the glomerulus?8.Why is the volume of ultrafiltrate fairly large? How is GFR calculated and why is it used to measure the number of functioning nephrons? What determines GFR?