Excretory Products and Their Elimination
In what forms are nitrogenous wastes excreted in birds, humans and aquatic turtles respectively? Why so, explain?
A patient was complaining of frequent urination, excessive thirst and dehydration. His fasting glucose level was found to be normal. Name the disease and its cause. Explain why such symptoms are occurring in this patient.
What are the two intrinsic mechanisms that provide auto regulation of glomerular filtrate? Explain any one of these.
Where and how is urea produced in ureotelic animals? What happens to the kidney filtrate in descending loop of Henle and collecting tubules in humans?
In what form do the terrestrial reptiles excrete their nitrogenous waste? How is this kind of excretion advantageous to the land vertebrates which lay shelled eggs?
Name the two groups of nephrons on the basis of their position in the kidney. How are they different from each other?