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2. From outside to in (superficial to deep): the renal fascia, fibrous capsule, perirenal fat capsule

  • False
  • True

3. The vasa recta and peritubular capillaries serve the nephrons

  • True
  • False

4. There are two classes of nephrons

  • True
  • False

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

  • 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, with luminal surfaces covered in dense microvilli
  • Cuboidal epithelial cells, which lack microvilli

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