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2. What protein makes up the glomerular basement membrane?

  • Collagen V
  • Nephrin
  • Collagen IV
  • Suberin

3. How does ADH work to increase the reabsorption of water?

  • Decreases water concentration of blood to cause osmosis
  • Causes more respiration
  • Walls of the distal convoluted tubule and collecting duct become thinner
  • Walls of the Loop of Henlé become thinner

4. What term describes the divisions of the medulla in the kidney?

  • Renal pyramids
  • Renal column
  • Renal calyx
  • Renal pelvis

5. Which of the following is NOT true about the Loop of Henlé?

  • Ascending limb is thick and impermeable
  • Descending limb secretes sodium and chloride ions into the interstitial space
  • Spans across the cortex and medulla boundary
  • Made up of cuboidal epithelial cells


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