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A hormone secreted by the kidney to stimulate the production of red blood cells by bone marrow
Outer region; the renal cortex is the outer region of the kidney
Cup-like collecting region of the renal pelvis
Passive process whereby some substances, but not all, pass through a filter or other material....
Tiny ball of capillaries (microscopic blood vessels) in cortex of kidney
Inner region; the renal medulla is the inner region of the kidney
Urination; the act of voiding
Combination of glomerulus and renal tubule where filtration, reabsorption, and secretion take...
Substance containing nitrogen and excreted in urine
In this process, the renal tubules return materials necessary to the body back into the bloodstream
Central collection region in the kidney
Microscopic tube in the kidney in which urine is formed after filtration.
An enzymatic hormone synthesized, stored and secreted by the kidney; it raises blood pressure...
Process of expelling urine; also called micturition
Emptying of urine from the urinary bladder; urination or micturition