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Urinary system

Robert Wilkins, Simon Cross, Ian Megson and David Meredith

in Oxford Handbook of Medical Sciences

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199588442
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191729881 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199588442.003.0007

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Urinary system

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Urinary tract morphology The kidney - The ureters - The bladder - Histology of the urinary tract - - Renal function Glomerular filtration - Tubular transport - Dilute and concentrated urines - Regulation of tubule function - Diuretics - - Regulation of body fluids Regulation of extracellular fluid volume and osmolarity - Renal regulation of plasma pH - - Bladder control and urinary continence Micturition - - Pathology Renal failure - Obstructive uropathy - -

Chapter.  8137 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Preclinical Medicine ; Anatomy

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