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Each nephron has two parts – the glomerulus and the renal tubule. Glomerulus is a tuft of capillaries formed by the ___________________ (A). Blood from the glomerulus is carried away by an __________________ (B). The renal tubule begins with ________________ (C), which encloses the glomerulus. __________________ alongwith _______________ (C), is called the ______________________ (D). The tubule continues further to form a highly coiled network – __________________ (E).

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( a ) afferent arteriole – a fine branch of renal artery; efferent arteriole; a double walled cup-like structure called Bowman’s capsule; Glomerulus alongwith Bowman’s capsule, malpighian body or renal corpuscle; (E)-Proximal Convoluted Tubule
( b ) afferent arteriole – a fine branch of renal artery; efferent arteriole; malpighian body; Glomerulus alongwith malpighian body, Bowman’s capsule; (E)-Proximal Convoluted Tubule
( c ) efferent arteriole; afferent arteriole; malpighian body; Glomerulus alongwith malpighian body, Bowman’s capsule; (E)-Distal Convoluted Tubule
( d ) efferent arteriole; afferent arteriole – a fine branch of renal artery; Bowman’s capsule; Glomerulus alongwith Bowman’s capsule, renal corpuscle; (E)-Proximal Convoluted Tubule
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(A) is the right answer.

Each nephron has two parts – the glomerulus and the renal tubule. Glomerulus is a tuft of capillaries formed by the afferent arteriole – a fine branch of renal artery. Blood from the glomerulus is carried away by an efferent arteriole. The renal tubule begins with a double walled cup-like structure called Bowman’s capsule, which encloses the glomerulus. Glomerulus alongwith Bowman’s capsule, is called the malpighian body or renal corpuscle. The tubule continues further to form a highly coiled network – proximal convoluted tubule (PCT).
answered Mar 26, 2014 by pady_1
 

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