The Kidney: Major Divisions & Structures


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The word renal is related to:

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1. What does the renal hilum NOT contain?

2. Where are the renal pyramids are located?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The kidneys may be physically concentrated to one area of your body, but they affect the entirety of it. In this quiz, you'll be tested on several renal functions in your body.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This kidney quiz tests your ability to:

  • Recall what renal refers to
  • Determine what the renal hilum does and does not contain
  • Remember where the renal pyramids are located
  • Know what the renal pelvis does
  • Recognize where the renal papilla is located

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw from the most relevant information found in the lesson on the kidney
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the various components of the kidney
  • Information recall - remember the knowledge you have learned about the kidney

Additional Learning

The lesson called The Kidney: Major Divisions & Structures covers the following objectives:

  • Differentiate between the renal cortex and renal medulla
  • Explain the purpose of the renal papilla
  • Explore the renal pelvis