Three Functions of the Urinary System
Organs of the Urinary System
muscular sac for temporary storage of urine
Homeostatic Functions of the Urinary System
The left kidney lies slightly ___________ to the right kidney.
The superior surface of each kidney is capped by an ______ ______.
Three Concentric Layers of Connective Tissue that Protect &
Stabilize Each Kidney
layer of collagen fibers covers outer surface of the
thick layer of adipose tissue that surrounds the fibrous
a dense, fibrous outer layer that anchors the kidney to
Typical Adult Kidney
an internal cavity within the kidney lined by fibrous
consists of 6 to 18 triangular structures
Urine is produced in the ____ _____.
ducts discharge urine into minor calyx
cup shaped drain
formed by four or five minor calyces
Blood Supply to Kidneys
Kidney receives blood through the _______ _______.
Cortical Radiate Veins/Interlobular Veins
Glomerular (Bowman's) Capsule
The process of filtration takes place in the _______ ________.
Three Functions of the Renal Tubule
Proximal Convoluted Tubule
Distal Convoluted Tubule
Descending Limb of Loop of Henle
Ascending Limb of Loop of Henle
As the filtrate travels along the renal tubule, it is now called ______ _____.
Each nephron empties into the __________ _________.
The Nephron Loop (Loop of Henle)
The Juxtaglomerular Complex
The of Urine Production
Three Organic Waste Products
Organic Waste Products