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Ducts of skenes glands --> paraurethral ducts

inconstant ducts along the side of the female urethra that convey the mucoid secretion of skenes glands to the vestibule.

Synonym: ductus paraurethrales, ducts of skenes glands, Schuller's ducts.


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Loop of Henle - Kidneys

... a high osmolarity in the renal medulla. A high osmolarity means that water will be induced to leave and concentrate the urine in the collecting ducts that loop back into the medulla.

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by Babybel56
Wed May 11, 2011 6:16 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Loop of Henle - Kidneys
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Kidneys and permeability to urea

... all only slightly permeable - not as much as they are for water for example. The thick section of the ascending loop of henle, DCT and collecting ducts aren't permeable at all to urea as it's the part you want to concentrate and get rid of!

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by Babybel56
Wed May 11, 2011 6:12 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Kidneys and permeability to urea
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Loop of Henle and Vasa Recta

... 20% of reabsorbed water has it done here). This creates a high Na+ concentration where it's needed in the medulla of the kidney for the collecting ducts later. On the ascending loop very little water is allowed back in because the walls are impermeable, so the high concentration of solutes in the ...

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by Babybel56
Sat May 07, 2011 3:06 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Loop of Henle and Vasa Recta
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Re:

... very true but what i think it is the endocrine glands that take no part. if we see the digestive juices from the pancreas are released into ducts and satisfy the definition of exocrine glands. the pancrea during digestion plays a role of an exocrine gland while when releasing glycagon and ...

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by jwalin
Mon Oct 12, 2009 5:37 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: .....
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... urine chloride ions drops gradually after drinking water and the volume of urine output increases gradually aldosterone stimulates the collecting ducts to reabsorbed more Na and Cl and secrete more K is that mean after drinking water..... the secretion of aldosterone leads to more Cl retained ...

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by derek0o0
Mon Jan 26, 2009 5:30 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Urine chloride ions?
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