How the Urinary System Maintains Homeostasis

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Which part of the urinary system is responsible for urine production?

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1. How does the urinary system relate to homeostasis?

2. If the body needs to retain fluid what will happen to urine volume?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help check your understanding of the urinary system. Some of the details that you will be assessed on include how the urinary system relates to homeostasis and the part of the urinary system that produces urine.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • How the urinary system relates to homeostasis
  • What occurs if the body needs to get rid of excess fluid
  • The part of the urinary system that produces urine
  • Something that directly influences the kidneys
  • What occurs if the body needs to retain fluid

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about what occurs if the body needs to get rid of excess fluid
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding urinary system homeostasis
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about something that directly influences the kidneys

Additional Learning

Study more about this topic by working through the lesson called How the Urinary System Maintains Homeostasis. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Explore the importance of the balance in the body
  • Recall the function of the urinary system
  • Explain what nephrons and ureters are and their role in the urinary system
  • Learn the importance of fluid balance for proper function of the body
  • Identify the different hormones that affect the urinary system such as ADH and aldosterone
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