The correct sequence of the movement of urea during formation is…
The correct sequence of the movement of urea during formation is
A. glomerulus – Bowman’s capsule – convoluted tubule – Henle’s loop – collecting tubule
B. convoluted tubule – glomerulus – Henle’s loop – Bowman’s capsule – collecting tubule
C. glomerulus – Bowman’s capsule – convoluted tubule – Henle’s loop – convoluted tubule – collecting tubule
D. convoluted tubule – Bowman’s capsule – Henle’s loop -glomerulus – collecting tubule
The correct sequence used by the kidney to successfully filter urea out of the blood is:
Glomerulus – Bowman’s capsule – proximal convoluted tubule – loop of Henle – distal convoluted tubule – collecting tubule
Now for the right answer to the above question:
- Option A is incorrect; absence of another convoluted tubule in between Henle’s loop and collecting tubule makes this option wrong.
- Option B is incorrect; the filtration starts from a bunch of tiny blood vessels called glomerulus.
- C is very correct
- D is not the correct answer; the filtration starts from a bunch of tiny blood vessels called glomerulus.
You may please note that:
- There are two convoluted tubules present in this sequence.
- One is before, and the other is after the loop of Henle.
- The filtration starts from the glomerulus, and empties the waste into the collecting tubule.
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/ culled from 2015 JAMB-UTME biology past question 23 /