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22 Cards in this Set

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organs that make urinary system
2 kidneys, 2 uterus, 1 galbladder, 1 urethra
Kidneys filter...(1)
blood plasma
kidnesy regulate... (3)
blood volume and pressure, pH in body fluid, Osmolarity of H20 particles.
Kidneys sucrete... (2)
renin (controls blood pressure)
erythropoietin (control red blood cell count and oxygen capacity)
Kidnesy synthesis...(1)
vitamin D
Nitrogenous wastes deaminate =
take away amino acid -NH2
3 types of Nitrogenous wastes
1. Ammonia
2. Urea
3. Uric Acid
highly toxic, takes a lot of water to dilute, metabollically cheap
less toxic, some water to dilute, metabolically expensive, 50% of nitrogenous waste
not toxic, no water to dilute, very metabollically expensive
Uric Acid
functional unit of vertebral kidney
Two parts of nephron
1. Renal Curpuscle
2. Tubular network
Glomerulus + Bowman's capsule =
Renal Curpuscle
blood broght to glomerulus through
afferent arteriole
licks blood through holes
absorbs liquid glomerulus licks
Bowman's capsule
claiming of good things happens in...
tubular network
back to circulatory system through
efferent arteriole
Firts part of tubular network
proximal convalated tubule
second part of tubular network
Loop of Henle'
third part of tubular network
distal convulated tubule
last part of tubular network
collecting duct