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What is the name for the nitrogenous waste in mammals
a) uric acid
b) amino acid
c) urea
d) ammonium

The area of the kidney where the distal convoluted tubule is found
a) capsule
b) medulla
c) cortex
d) pelvis

The 2 functions of the nephron
a) ultrafiltration and absorption
b) ultrafiltration and excretion
c) absorption and excretion
d) deamination and ultrafiltration

The name of the tube leading to the bladder from the kidney
a) urethra
b) renal vein
c) vena cava
d) ureter

The area where urine is collected in the kidney
a) pelvis
b) cortex
c) lumen of the nephron
d) medulla

Name of the capillaries in the renal capsule
a) Bowman's
b) afferent arteriole
c) glurmoluous
d) glomerulus

Name for the main filtering layer
a) endothelium
b) lumen
c) basement membrane
d) podocytes

The name of the blood vessel entering the capsule
a) efferent arteriole
b) afferent arteriole
c) effervent arteriole
d) affervent arteriole

The region where glucose is reabsorbed
a) bowman's capsule
b) proximal convoluted tubule
c) distal convoluted tubule
d) loop of henle

Term for controlling water balance
a) osmoreglation
b) homeostatsis
c) negative feedback
d) positive feedback

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