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Blood Pressure Questions #4

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WebAnatomy - Urinary - Blood Pressure #4


 1. If vasoconstriction occurs in the afferent arterioles, then the Glomerular Filtration Rate (GRF) will decrease.


 2. If vasoconstriction occurs in the efferent arterioles, then the Glomerular Filtration Rate (GRF) will decrease.


3. If water reabsorption in inhibited, blood pressure will decrease (fall) and urine production will also decrease.


 4. If urine production falls, the blood pressure generally increases.


 5. Diuretics are sometimes used to help control hypertension.


 6. Ethanol will increase urine production because it causes the release of renin from the lungs.


 7. Ethanol inhibits ADH, which then causes a reduction in water reabsorption.


 8. If sodium reabsorption is increased, then water reabsorption will also increase.


 9. ADH is a hormone release by the adrenal cortex.


 10. Aldosterone causes an increase in sodium reabsorption and also water reabsorption - and thus will cause an increase in blood pressure.


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