Flashcards in Class 10: Urinary System Deck (240)
female urethra is shorter/longer than male?
internal sphincter is under
external sphincter is under
prostate glad surrounds the...
kidney functions to filter...
blood plasma, separate waste
kidney functions to return useful substances to the
kidney regulates blood pressure and volume by ...
eliminating or conserving water
kidneys regulate the osmolarity of the body fluids by...
controlling the relative amounts of water and solutes eliminated
kidney secretes the enzyme...
enzyme renin activates...
hormonal mechanisms that control blood pressure and electrolyte balance
kidney secretes the hormone...
kidney hormone erythropoitin stimulates
production of red blood cells
kidney collaborates with the...
lungs to regulate the pCO2 and acid-base balance of body fluids
kidney takes the final step in synthesizing the hormone...
calcitriol contributes to ...
kidneys produce... from.... in starvation
gluconegenesis from amino acids
four body systems carry out excretion
resipratory system, integumentarly system, digestive system, urinary system
Urea formation process
proteins to amino acids. nitrogen is removed, which forms ammonia.
Liver converts ammonia to...
uric acid is a product of...
nucleic acid catabolism
creatinine is a product of
creatine phosphate catabolism
blood urea nitrogen is the expression of...
nitrogenous waste in the blood
normal concentration of blood urea is
elevated BUN, indicates renal insufficiency
uremia syndome symptoms
diarrhea, vomiting, dyspnea, cardiac arrhythmia
kidney lie against the posterior...
abdominal wall at level of T12 to L3
right kidney is slightly... due to the
lower, large right lobe of liver
rib 12 crosses the middle of the
location of the kidneys is