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What happens when ADH is reduced
Increased urine production
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What is the name of the blood vessel that brings blood to the kidney
Renal artery
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The structure of the kidney is divided into 3 parts. In which part do the Bowman's capsules lie
Cortex
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The nephron is surrounded by capillaries. What is their name
Peritubular capillaries
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The glomerular capillaries are where
Bowman's capsule
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The cells of the proximal convolated tubule contain a lot of mitochondria. Why
Mitochondria produce the energy required for the active transport of compounds across membrane
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Into which tubules do the nephrons drain
Collecting duct
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What is the major function of podocyte
To keep large molecules out of the nephon
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The cells of the proximal convoluted tubule are specialised to absorb compounds back into the circulatory system. In what way
They have microvilli to increase surface area
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Which tubules are the effectors for ADH
Loop of Henle and distal
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Alcohol causes dehydration. How
Inhibits ADH production
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Aldosterone does what
Promotes Na+ reabsoprtion
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Where in the nephron is most of the glucose reabsorbed back into the blood
Distal convolated tubule
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The loop of henle pumps sodium ions from the ascending arm to the descending. What is this called
Counter current multiplier
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The juxtoglomerular cells secrete what hormone
Renin
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Where are the osmoreceptors located
Hypothalamus
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