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Gross Anatomy of the Urinary System

Gross Anatomy of the Urinary System

Author: Aaron Mullally
Description:

Identify the following general structures of the urinary system: kidneys, ureters, urinary bladder, urethra, abdominal aorta, inferior vena cava

Identify the following structures of the kidney: renal cortex, renal medulla, renal column, lobe, renal pyramids, minor calyx, major calyx, renal pelvis, renal sinus, renal papilla

Identify the following structures of the urinary bladder: trigone, internal & external urethral orifaces, detrusor muscle, internal sphincter, external sphincter

This tutorial covers the gross anatomy of the urinary system. You will learning about the basic functions of the urinary system and how each organ contributes to the functionality of the system. Upon completion of this tutorial students will:

  • Identify the major functions of the urinary system
  • Identify how each organ contributes to the functionality of the urinary system
  • Identify the major organs of the urinary system
  • Identify the major anatomic parts of each organ based off the learning objectives provided
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Urinary System Overview

Here is an overview of the urinary system

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Urinary System Images with Labels

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Urinary System Images Without Labels

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Practice Labeling

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