Site MapHelpFeedbackRenal Clearance
Renal Clearance

View the animation below, then complete the quiz to test your knowledge of the concept.






1Which of the following does not enter into the calculation for renal clearance?
A)glomerular filtration rate of the waste.
B)the volume of the blood filtered.
C)the amount of waste added by tubular secretion and reclaimed by tubular reabsorption.
D)the rate of urine production.
E)the amount of waste in the urine.



2The units for renal clearance are...
A)ml/min
B)mg/ml
C)mg/min
D)mg/dl
E)mg/L



3Which of the following is true about inulin?
A)some inulin filtered by the glomerulus is reabsorbed by the peritubular capillaries.
B)all inulin is either filtered by the glomerulus or secreted by the peritubular capillaries.
C)inulin is removed from the peritubular capillaries by tubular secretion.
D)all inulin filtered by the glomerulus remains in the renal tubule and appears in the urine.
E)most inulin filtered by the glomerulus is reabsorbed by the peritubular capillaries.



4Renal clearance is the volume of blood plasma from which a particular waste is completely removed in one minute.
A)True
B)False



5Inulin is freely filtered by the juxtaglomerular device.
A)True
B)False







Animation Quiz SiteOnline Learning Center

Home > Anatomy and Physiology 1 > Chapter 25 > Renal Clearance