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1

The urinary system functions to keep the body in homeostasis by controlling what?

the composition and volume in blood.

2

the Kidneys secret selected wastes to...

Help control pH in blood
helps control blood pressure by secreting renin
synthesis of Vitamin D
perform Gluconeogenesis

3

The urinary system conatins

2 kidneys
2 ureters
1 Urinary Bladder
1 Urethra

4

what transports urine from collecting system to major calyces?

Minor calyces

5

What transports urine from the minor calyces to the renal pelvis?

Major calyces

6

Renal Artery, _______, Interlobar arteries, ______, ______, afferent arterioles, Glomerulus, _______, peritubular capillaries, _____, cortical radiate veins, ______, ______, Renal veins

Segmental artery, arcuate arteries, cortical radiate arteries, efferent arterioles, venules, arcuate veins, interlobar veins

7

another word for Glomerular capsule?

bowman's capsule.

8

nephron loop

loop of henle

9

Detrusor muscle

smooth muscle, contraction squeezes bladder