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1

What are the 3 main muscles that make up the posterior abdominal wall?

Psoas major
Quadrus lumborum
Illiacus

2

What muscle gets swollen and inflammed during a tb infection?

Psoas major

3

What are the nerves in the lumbar plexus?

T12 to L5

4

what level are kidneys positioned in?

L1

5

What’s 1 feature about renal arteries that compromise blood supply?

They don’t anistimos so if 1 bit is blocked the area its supplying dies

6

What zone controls salt and h2o balance?

Glomerulosa

7

What zone regulates body carbs?

Fasciculata

8

What zone makes precursor steroid hormones?

Reticularis

9

What are the 2 areas in the suparenal glands?

Cortex and medulla

10

What type of cells are found in the medulla? And what do they produce?

Chromatic cells, make adrenaline and noradrenaline as part of the sympathetic ns