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Urinary Bladder

Chapter 25-Urinary System Aldosterone is a hormone that causes the renal tubules to reclaim sodium ions from the filtrate. =TRUE The kidneys are stimulated to produce renin ________. =by a decrease in the blood pressure An important characteristic of urine is its specific gravity or density, which is ________. =1.001-1.035 Which of the following is the functional unit of the kidney? =Nephron In which part of the kidney is reabsorption (1) dependent upon the body's needs at...

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Ap2 Urinary Labpaq 18 Answers

that are flattened and cells that are cuboidal; hence the name "transitional". You can find transitional epithelium in the bladder and in the first expansion of the ureters as they leave the kidneys (called a calyx). C. What is the function of the ureter? How does its structure support this function? Covey urine from kidneys to bladder Enter base of bladder through posterior wall Strength and frequency of muscle contractions change with amount of urine present ...

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Anatomy/Phys Intro

body to take in nutrients and disposes of the rest. It begins in the mouth as it breaks down food. Major organs thus include the tongue, stomach, and intestines. The Urinary system, similar to the digestive system, helps to eliminate waste. It also maintains acid to base balance. Major organs include the kidneys, ureter, urinary bladder and urethra. The Reproductive system is responsible for offspring production. Major organs of the male reproductive system include prostate gland and penis. Major organs...

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Mechanism of Micturition

(Postganglionic motor fibres) → UB  Parasympathetic: Lateral horn cells of S2-S4 segments of spinal cord (Preganglionic motor fibres) → Form pelvic splanchnic nerve→ Synapse with the cell bodies of postganglionic motor fibres situated close to or within the bladder wall→ UB Somatic nervous systems: Anterior horn cells (Onuf’s nucleus) of S2-S4 segments of spinal cord→ Pudendal nerve  Storage phase: Low-frequency (as stretch is low) afferent impulse from the stress receptor of UB Pelvic nerves (splanchnic...

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Essay for work

the kidneys, ureters, urinary bladder, and urethra. Location: Located in the lower part of our bellies Function: The kidney helps in the renal system by regulating the acidity of your blood. Without kidneys waste products and poisons would start to build up in the blood to high level. The ureters carry urine from the kidneys to the bladder. Without these our urine would be inside us which would be bad for you. The urinary bladder releases urine from the urinary bladder. Without this we wouldn’t...

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NSG shiz

tube placement, the cause of obstruction may not be known. Indications Temporary urinary diversion associated with urinary obstruction secondary to calculi Diversion of urine from the renal collecting system in an attempt to heal fistulas or leaks resulting from traumatic or iatrogenic injury, malignant or inflammatory fistulas, or hemorrhagic cystitis Treatment of nondilated obstructive uropathy Treatment of urinary tract obstruction related to pregnancy Treatment of complications related to renal...

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Guyton Renal Tubular Filtration

years Micturition =process by which the urinary bladder empties when it becomes filled =involves two main steps: 1) bladder fills progressively until the tension in its walls rises above a threshold level; this elicits 2) 2) a nervous reflex called micturition reflex that empties the bladder, or, if this fail, at least causes a conscious desire to urinate Micturition Reflex = “self-regenerative” – initial contraction of the bladder --- activates the stretch receptors --- causes...

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3rd and 4th Stage of Labor

This is recorded as two fingers below the umbilicus (U/2), one finger above the umbilicus (1/U), and so forth. The fundus should remain in the midline. If it deviates from the middle, identify this and evaluate for distended bladder. (5) Inform the Charge Nurse or physician if the fundus remains boggy after being massaged. NOTE: A boggy uterus many indicate uterine atony or retained placental fragments. Boggy refers to being inadequately contracted and having...

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study guide 14

Week 15: The Excretory/Urinary System Study Guide (NO COPY/PASTING) List at least 4 functions of the Urinary System. Filter blood to allow toxins, metabolic wastes, and excess ions to leave body through urination Regulate volume and chemical makeup of the blood Maintain proper balance between water and salts, acids and bases Gluconeogenesis during prolonged fasting What is the role of the renal artery? Transports oxygenated blood from the heart and aorta to the kidneys What is...

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SCI case study

to his cervical injury muscle spasticity, bladder activity, and reflex activity will begin. This is called spastic paralysis. 10. Why did Allen suffer from urinary incontinence? Pg. 970. Allen suffered from urinary incontinence because of autonomic dysfunction. Initially autonomic dysfunction causes an areflexic bladder, also known as a neurogenic bladder. This means his bladder had zero ability to contract. Autonomic dysfunction then leads to urinary retention. ...

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