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The Kidneys

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Describe the filtration process of the capillary endothelium

Answer:

- Fenestrated to allow for diffusion of solutes including plasma proteins
- Allows for most components of the plasma to filter through the endothelium
- Small enough to prevent blood cells from leaving the capillary
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The Kidneys
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Kidney Physiology as part of Kinesiology 2610 taught by Stephen Cornish in Spring 2012 at the University of Lethbridge
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Question: Describe the filtration process of the capillary endothelium
Answer: - Fenestrated to allow for diffusion of solutes including plasma proteins- Allows for most components of the plasma to filter through the endothelium- Small enough to prevent blood cells from leaving the capillary