The Nephron: The Glomerulus's Major Structures and Functions


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Which of the following is TRUE about the renal corpuscle?

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1. The efferent arteriole carries _____.

2. The glomerulus is _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You will be tested on your knowledge of the glomerulus. Quiz questions include its function, location and components.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The assessment will challenge your knowledge of:

  • The nephron
  • Permeability of the glomerulus
  • Molecular passage
  • Relationship between the glomerulus and pressure
  • Location of the glomerulus
  • The afferent and efferent arteriole

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the kidney in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding human anatomy
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related glomerulus lesson.

Additional Learning

Want to learn more about the kidneys? Check out the accompanying lesson titled The Nephron: The Glomerulus's Major Structures and Functions. It covers things like:

  • Cardiac output to the kidneys
  • Function of the glomerulus
  • Function of the Bowman's capsule
  • Function of the renal corpuscle
  • Ultrafiltration