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Renal tubule

renal tubule

(Science: anatomy) small structures in the kidney that filter the blood and produce the urine.

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Loop of Henle and Vasa Recta

... meet the very hypertonic osmolarity of the interstitial fluids in the renal medulla (so it gets concentrated and stays that way). In the ascending ... the solution gets steadily more dilute towards the distal convoluted tubule. Important points here: medulla always has a high osmolarity. Vasa ...

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by Babybel56
Wed May 11, 2011 6:07 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Loop of Henle and Vasa Recta
Replies: 3
Views: 15462


... it leads to the effernt arteriole and to the proximated convulted tubule. so C is your answer. i am damn sure about it. the efferent then leads ... and runs along the nephron and this capilaries will then lead to the renal vein and then to Venacava and then to the heart.

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by jwalin
Mon Oct 12, 2009 5:52 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: .....
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Views: 5057


... is higher than osmotic pressure, does it mean that more water enter the renal tubule? 3) I don't understand how osmotic pressure is dependent on the protein concentration. ...

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by Maruko
Thu Aug 21, 2008 6:32 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Renal
Replies: 1
Views: 4981

Difference between ADH and Aldosterone?

... water balance in the blood by making the membranes of the distal tubule and collecting ducts in the nephron of kidneys more permeable to water. ... the remaining 15% of water absorbed by the nephron be absorbed into the renal cortex which is absorbed into the blood by the peritubular capillaries. ...

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by Oscerot
Sun Dec 17, 2006 5:05 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Difference between ADH and Aldosterone?
Replies: 4
Views: 125012

Genotype-Phenotype Correlations

... of a defect (or defects) in multiple pathways, including those of the renal kallikrein system, sodium epithelial transport system, renin- angiotensinogen-aldosterone ... in which increased reabsorption of sodium and water in the renal tubule leads to hypertension (12). However, although genetic ...

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by conecticut
Mon Aug 01, 2005 1:42 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Genotype-Phenotype Correlations
Replies: 1
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