25. The Urinary System. Which of the following is not a function of the kidneys?. Bile production Excretion of excess ions Release of erythropoietin Activation of vitamin D. Urine collection occurs in the _______ of the kidney. cortex medulla columns pelvis.
Which of the following factors contribute(s) to the higher filtration rate in the glomerular capillaries compared with other capillary beds?
A patient feels radiating pain from the side of her body to the anterior abdominal wall. An MRI shows a bulging renal pelvis. Which is the most likely cause?