Chapter 19: The Urinary System
Blood in the renal arcuate arteries flows next into which vessels?
c. Glomerular capillaries
Which cell type comprises the visceral layer of Bowman capsule?
e. Extraglomerular mesangial (or Lacis) cells
Which type of epithelium lines the thick ascending limb of the loop of Henle?
a. Pseudostratified columnar
e. Transitional (urothelium)
Which cell is a modified smooth muscle cell that secretes renin?
Epithelial cell membrane domains containing many stiffened plaques of protein are an important feature in which part of the urinary system?
a. Juxtaglomerular apparatus
An immunohistochemical technique using antibodies against aquaporins to stain a section of kidney would be expected to stain cells in which structures most intensely?
b. Lining of the major and minor calyces
c. Proximal convoluted tubules
d. Distal convoluted tubules
What type of epithelium lines the prostatic urethra?
b. Pseudostratified columnar