Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone System (RAAS): Pathway, Functions & Terms


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Which of the following releases renin?

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1. Which of the following best describes ACE?

2. What is tubuloglomerular feedback?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz and worksheet combo to assess your understanding of the RAAS system and how it regulates systemic blood pressure. Practice questions will ask you to distinguish between the various parts of the process, like ANP and renin.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment, you will be tested on your understanding of the following:

  • Where renin is released and what triggers its release
  • What counteracts the effects of RAAS
  • The definition and function of ACE, ANP, antidiuretic hormone, and aldosterone
  • Tubuloglomerular feedback

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of an antidiuretic to recognize what an antidiuretic hormone does
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about blood pressure regulation in a different light
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define ACE, ADH, ANP and tubuloglomerular feedback
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about RAAS

Additional Learning

Read the lesson called Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone System (RAAS): Pathway, Functions & Terms to learn more about this body system. This lesson covers:

  • The control of blood pressure
  • Angiotensinogen and angiotensin I
  • Angiotensin II
  • Negative feedback mechanisms and loops on the RAAS