Lesson 14.2 Crossword


2.a hollow, muscular organ that stores urine; bladder
5.urine excretion
6.the movement of water molecules from a region of low osmotic pressure to a region of high osmotic pressure
8.a peptide hormone secreted by the pituitary gland that constricts blood vessels, raises blood pressure, and reduces excretion of urine; vasopressin
11.a pressure created by the presence of dissolved substances in water
13.the smooth muscle that forms most of the bladder wall and aids in expelling urine
15.a duct through which urine travels from the kidney to the bladder


1.a steroid hormone produced in the adrenal cortex that regulates salt and water balance in the body by increasing the amount of sodium reabsorbed from urine
3.a polypeptide hormone in the blood that constricts blood vessels and increases blood pressure
4.the movement of water and dissolved substances from the filtrate (in a renal tubule) back into the blood
7.the active movement of substances from the blood into the filtrate, which will become urine
9.the triangular region of the bladder formed by the two ureteric orifices and the internal urethral orifice
10.a thin tube that connects the urinary bladder to the outside environment
12.an enzyme made and secreted by the kidneys; aids in the production of angiotensin

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