2017.1 : SAQ 13

Describe how the large daily volume of glomerular filtrate is altered by the kidney to form a relatively low volume of concentrated urine.

BT_PO 1.64    BT_PO 1.67

This question just asks for some basic functions of the kidney

Approximately 80% of the glomerular filtrate is absorbed  TRUE/FALSE

The medulla is hyperosmotic due to salt and urea  TRUE/FALSE

ADH plays an important role  TRUE/FALSE

Urea is actively secreted  TRUE/FALSE

The counter-current mechanism creates a hypo-osmotic medulla  TRUE/FALSE

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