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2. An infection in the renal pelvis and calyces

  • Ptosis
  • Pyelitis
  • Hydronephrosis

3. Blood leaving the cortex drains from the cortical radiate ---> arcuate veins ---> interlobar veins until it reaches the (which empty into the inferior vena cava)

  • Renal veins
  • Renal arteries
  • Segmental veins

4. The walls of the calyces, pelvis and ureter drain urine by ________

  • Peristalsis
  • Convection
  • Osmosis
  • Diffusion

5. The walls of the proximal convoluted tubule are formed by _________

  • Cuboidal epithelial cells, with luminal surfaces covered in dense microvilli
  • two cell types: the principle cells with short microvilli and incalated cuboidal cells with abundant microvilli
  • Simple squamous epithelium on the descending, and collumnar/cuboidal on the ascending
  • Cuboidal epithelial cells, which lack microvilli


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