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Flashcards in Anatomy - Urinary System Deck (10):
1

The ____ extend from the renal pelvis to the urinary bladder.

Ureters

2

Vitamin metabolism occurs where?

Kidneys

3

The __ is the basic functional unit of the kidney.

Nephron

4

What occurs in the loop of henle?

Reabsorption of water, glucose, nutrients, sodium into circulation

5

Which hormone opens kidney tubules to reabsorb water?

Antidiuretic hormone

6

Antidiuretic hormone is only release when?

Blood pressure is low

7

Thirst is created by the release of?

Antidiuretic hormone

8

_____ is secreted when sodium levels are low or when potassium levels are too high.

Aldosterone

9

The __ kidney is slightly lower due to position of the liver.

Right

10

Anything that filters or with blood perfusion is under parasympathetic o sympathetic control?

Sympathetic