Kidney and nephron structure

What is the name of the arteriole that brings blood into the glomerulus?
Afferent
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What is the name of the arteriole that carries blood away from the glomerulus?
Efferent
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What are the specialised cells in the renal (Bowman's) capsule called?
Podocytes
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What do the glomerulus and the renal (Bowman's) capsule form as a whole?
Renal corpuscle
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What are the glomerulus and renal (Bowman's) capsule's role?
Filtering
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What is the name of the convoluted tube that follows down to the descendant loop of Henle?
Proximal
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What is the name of the convoluted tube that feeds directly into the collecting duct?
Distal
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What is the collecting duct controlled by?
Hormones
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Is the renal cortex of the kidney light or dark coloured?
Light
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What surrounds the glomerulus?
Bowman's capsule
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What part of the kidney carries urine to the badder?
Ureter
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What is the outer membrane that protects the kidney called?
Fibrous capsule
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Which of the convoluted tubes is surrounded by fewer capillaries?
Distal
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What is the name of the arteriole that carries blood away from the glomerulus?

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What are the specialised cells in the renal (Bowman's) capsule called?

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What do the glomerulus and the renal (Bowman's) capsule form as a whole?

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What are the glomerulus and renal (Bowman's) capsule's role?

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