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A vegetarians urine will be acidic.
False
Urinary bladder infections occur in the trigone area of the bladder.
True
The kidneys filter nitrogenous wastes, toxins and drugs from the body.
True
The kidneys are located in the anterior portion of the abdominal cavity.
False
The kidneys are the only route that the doby loses water.
False
Smooth collapsible muscular sac that temporarily stores urine is called the
bladder
Kidneys produce the hormone to stimulate red blood cell production in bone marrow.
erythropoietin
Term used to compare how much heavier urine is than distilled water
specific gravity
The filtering unit of the kidney is the
papilla
Each kidney contains approximately nephrons.
1,000,000
is the pigment that results from the body's destruction of hemoglobin.
urochfrome
Kidneys produce the enzyme to help regulate blood pressure.
renin
Slender tube that extends from the kidneys to the urinary bladder
urethra
The kidneys are embedded in a mass of adipose tissue surrounded by the supporting tissue called the
renal fascia
Which of the following is not included in urine formation?
excretion
The glomerulus produces , which is blood plasma without blood cells.
filtrate
List three of the five functions of the kidneys.
1) filtration
2) balance solt, sugar, acids, and bases
3) regulates blood volume
List four organs of the urinary system.
1)bladder
2)urethra
3)kidneys
4)ureters
Knot of blood vessels in the Bowman's capsule
glomerulus
Blood vessel entering the Bowman's capsule
afferent arteriole