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Department
Biological Sciences Program
Course
BSCI 201
Professor
Justicia Opoku
Semester
Spring

Description
Exam 3 Review: Clearance: Volume of plasma from which a substance has been removed by kidneys per time How efficiently you are removing something (in comparison to what they have in the blood) Clearance of substance freely filtered, fully secreted, and not reabsorbed Renal Plasma Flow Rate: Blood flow rate through kidneys Measured with PAH What is Glomerular Filtration Rate Type of clearance. Measuring filtration Therefore the amount excreted = amount continued in volume plasma that entered the kidneys Know Medullary Osmotic Gradient and the relevance Purpose of Counter­Current Multiplier Creates a concentration gradient for kidneys Dump off ions to create concentration gradient Collecting Duct utilizes the concentration Gradient Loop of Henle Gradient is created.  Collecting duct modifies itself so that it will be permeable to water This allows reabsorption of water i
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