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Find out how much you know about your excretory system.

  • 1
    What is excretion?
  • 2
    What are the two main process of urine formation?
  • 3
    What causes ultrafiltration to take place?
  • 4
    Which of the following substances can pass through the basement membrane?
  • 5
    Which of the following substances remains in the glomerular capillaries?
  • 6
    At which part of the nephron is where most water are reabsorbed?
  • 7
    Define osmoregulation
  • 8
    When there is a loss of water....
  • 9
    Why does the dialysis fluid contains the same concentration of essential substances as healthy blood?
  • 10
    Why does the dialysis fluid does not contain any metabolic waste products?
  • 11
    Why must the tubing in the machine be narrow, long and coiled?
  • 12
    What is the direction of the blood flow in the dialysis fluid

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125 days ago
I think ultrafiltration happens not only because of Capillary hydrostatic force,it also involves Glomerular filtration pressure,plasma osmotic pressure as well!

And amino acid singly does never come out of the glomerulus, a little only goes out (