Flashcards in Anatomy - Urinary System Deck (10):
The ____ extend from the renal pelvis to the urinary bladder.
Vitamin metabolism occurs where?
The __ is the basic functional unit of the kidney.
What occurs in the loop of henle?
Reabsorption of water, glucose, nutrients, sodium into circulation
Which hormone opens kidney tubules to reabsorb water?
Antidiuretic hormone is only release when?
Blood pressure is low
Thirst is created by the release of?
_____ is secreted when sodium levels are low or when potassium levels are too high.
The __ kidney is slightly lower due to position of the liver.