Which of the following animals generally has the lowest volume of urine production?
a. vampire bat
b. salmon in fresh water
c. marine bony fish
d. freshwater flatworm
Which process in the nephron is least selective?
c. active transport
After drinking alcoholic beverages, increased urine excretion is the result of ________.
a. increased aldosterone production
b. increased blood pressure
c. inhibited secretion of antidiuretic hormone (ADH)
d. increased reabsorption of water in the proximal tubule
After blood flow is artificially reduced at one kidney, you would expect that kidney to secrete more of the hormone known as ________.
c. antidiuretic hormone
d. atrial natriuretic peptide
Increased antidiuretic hormone (ADH) secretion is likely after ________.
a. drinking lots of pure water
b. sweating-induced dehydration increases plasma osmolarity
c. eating a small sugary snack
d. blood pressure becomes abnormally high