Chapter 26: Urinary System

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active transport

ADH

adrenal cortex

adventitia

afferent arteriole

aldosterone

angiotensinogen

angiotensis II

antidiuretic hormone

antiport

arcuate artery

arcuate vein

ascending limb

atrial natriuretic hormone

autoregulation

basement membrane

Bowman's capsule

capsule pressure

Cl-

collecting duct

colloid osmotic pressure

concentration

concentration gradient

cortex

descending limb

diffusion

 

distal convoluted tubule

efferent arteriole

facilitated diffusion

fenestrated endothelium

filtrate

filtration

filtration membrane

filtration pressure

GFR

glomerular capillary pressure

glomerular filtration rate

glomerulus

H+

hilum

hydrostatic pressure

interlobal artery

interlobal vein

interlobular artery

interlobular vein

juxtaglomerular apparatus

juxtaglomerular cell

K+

kidney

lamina propria

loop of Henle

 

macula densa

major calyx

medulla

micturition

micturition reflex

minor calyx

Na+

nephron

neurohypophysis

nonpolar

osmolality

osmosis

passive transport

perirenal fat

peristalsis

peritubular capillary

permeability

plasma clearance

plasma protein

podocyte

posterior pituitary

proximal convoluted tubule

reabsorption

renal artery

renal capsule

 

renal column

renal corpuscle

renal fascia

renal pelvis

renal pyramid

renal sinus

renal vein

renin

retroperitoneal

secretion

segmental artery

symport

thick segment

thin segment

transitional epithelium

tubular load

tubular maximum

urea

ureter

urethra

urinary bladder

urinary sphincter

urine

vasa recta

vasoconstriction