Aldosterone promotes renal absorption of {Blank} and secretion of {Blank}. A. sodium; potassium...

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Aldosterone promotes renal absorption of _____ and secretion of _____.

A. sodium; potassium

B. water; sodium

C. potassium; sodium

D. water; potassium

E. potassium; water

Aldosterone:

Aldosterone is one of the major hormones that highly control the activities of kidneys. This hormone is part of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone hormone system which regulates fluid-electrolyte balance and systemic vascular resistance.

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The correct answer is option (a) sodium; potassium.

Aldosterone promotes renal absorption of sodium and secretion of potassium.

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Adrenal Cortex: Aldosterone and Body Fluid Balance

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Chapter 12 / Lesson 11
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Adrenal glands are endocrine organs that secrete hormones into the bloodstream. The adrenal cortex is the outer part of the glands, which secretes steroid hormones, including mineralocorticoids. Learn about the main mineralocorticoid - aldosterone, the role that aldosterone plays in the renin-angiotensin system, and how aldosterone regulates sodium, potassium and blood pressure in the body.


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