Most of the nephrons and all the pyramids are located in which section of the kidney?
What color is the ribbon to represent kidney cancers?
This is the name of one of the chambers through which urine passes.
Loop of _____
Which of these vitamins is best for promoting kidney health?
A urinary tract infection, when untreated, can lead to
Minerals are important. A mineral imbalance due to kidney disease is called what?
Mineral and bone disorder
The kidney also puts minerals back into your blood. What part of the nephron does this?
Urine leaves the bladder through the _____.
The largest kidney stone ever recorded was the size of a
Which kidney is usually larger?
They are equal
It depends on your handedness
At what point does your body signal your need to urinate?
When the bladder is half full
After the blood has been filtered
When your bladder is completely full
Which of these symptoms is NOT a sign of kidney disease?
This fruit can sometimes help deter kidney stones.
Taking too much _____ can negatively impact your kidneys.
What is the average size of a kidney stone?
Kidneys have cone-shaped tissue called what?
What is the curved, recessed area in the kidney called where the renal artery and vein meet the kidney?
What color is your urine when you’re dehydrated?
How often is someone added to a kidney transplant wait list?
Every 15 seconds
Every two weeks
Where can donated kidneys come from?
A recently deceased person
A living person
What is the outer layer of the kidney called?
The kidneys are instrumental in controlling which of these?
What percentage of the world’s adult population has kidney problems?
In which decade was the first successful kidney transplant?
Besides dialysis, what is the other way to treat kidney failure?
Kidney problems can lead to this condition, in which the blood lacks enough healthy red blood cells.
An adult human excretes about how much urine daily?
Some people develop a hard, calcified object in the kidney. What is this called?
When you’re only born with one kidney, what does it do?
It gets bigger
It pumps more blood
The kidneys can trigger the activation of which vitamin?
What connects the kidneys to the bladder?
Kidneys can produce a hormone to trigger the production of what?
White blood cells
Red blood cells
How many times does blood filter through the kidneys every day?
What is the name of a doctor who studies kidneys?
Don’t fret. What do nephrons start to do when others start to fail?
Filter more blood
Nephrons don’t last forever. At about what age do they slowly start to drop in number?
Which of these organs has the highest blood flow?
A nephron has two components. The first is the called the _____, which allows fluid and waste to filter through, but not blood cells.
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