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The organs of the urinary systems are?
Kidneys, ureters, urinary bladder and urethra
The functions of the kidneys are to?
Remove substances from blood, form urine, and to regulate certain metabolic porocesses
The function of the Ureter is?
to carry urine from the kidneys to the bladder
The function of the bladder is?
to store urine
The function of the urethra is?
to convey urine from the bladder to the outside
The kidneys are located?
on either side of the verteral column in a depression high on the posterior wall of the abdominal cavity.
The main functions of the kidneys?
to regulate the volume, composition, and pH of body fluids and to remove metabolic wastes from the blood and excrete them to the outside.
Erythropoietin functions to?
regulate the production of RBC's
Renin regulates?
blood pressure
Hemodialysis is an artificial means of removing?
Substances from blood that would normally be excreted in urine.
Renal arteries arise from?
the abdominal aorta
Renal arteries branch into?
Interlobar arteries, which pass b/w renal pyramids
Interlobar arteries branch into?
arcuate arteries
Interlobular arteries branc into?
afferent arteriloes
Afferent arteriles lead to the?