Homeostatic Regulation of the Kidney
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Homeostatic Regulation of the Kidney

Test your knowledge on the homeostatic regulation of the kidney! This quiz will cover how a combination of nervous and hormonal inputs help regulate the osmoregulatory function of the kidney, contributing to homeostasis for blood pressure and volume.

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Which inputs contribute to homeostasis for blood pressure and volume?

Both nervous and hormonal inputs

What does antidiuretic hormone (ADH) do?

Increases permeability of collecting ducts

What triggers the release of ADH?

Increase in blood osmolarity

What happens when osmolarity decreases?

<p>ADH secretion decreases</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the function of ADH in the kidney?

<p>To decrease urine production</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which part of the kidney does ADH affect?

<p>Collecting duct</p> Signup and view all the answers

What happens when ADH is released?

<p>Urine production decreases</p> Signup and view all the answers

What triggers the release of ADH when blood osmolarity increases?

<p>Hormonal inputs</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the role of ADH in fluid retention in the kidney?

<p>To increase fluid retention</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which peptide is a product of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (RAAS)?

<p>Angiotensin II</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the effect of angiotensin II on blood pressure and blood flow in the kidney?

<p>Angiotensin II raises blood pressure and decreases blood flow to capillaries in the kidney.</p> Signup and view all the answers

What condition are drugs that block angiotensin II production used to treat?

<p>Hypertension (chronic high blood pressure)</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which system regulates kidney function?

<p>Renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (RAAS)</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the role of angiotensin II in the body?

<p>Regulating blood pressure and blood flow</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary function of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (RAAS)?

<p>Regulating kidney function</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which peptide is involved in raising blood pressure?

<p>Angiotensin II</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which drugs are used to treat hypertension?

<p>Drugs that block angiotensin II production</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the effect of angiotensin II on blood flow to capillaries in the kidney?

<p>Angiotensin II decreases blood flow to capillaries in the kidney.</p> Signup and view all the answers

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