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How does the urinary system develop?

Last Updated: 3rd February, 2020

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The urinary and reproductive organs are developed from the intermediate mesoderm. These embryonic structures are on either side; the pronephros, the mesonephros and the metanephros of the kidney, and the Wolffian and Müllerian ducts of the sex organ.

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In this way, how does urinary bladder develop?

The urinary bladder develops from the upper end of the urogenital sinus, which is continuous with the allantois and lined with endoderm. The lower ends of the metanephric ducts are incorporated into the wall of the urogenital sinus and form the trigone of the bladder.

Additionally, what stimulates the production of urine by the kidneys? The kidneys produce a hormone called erythropoietin, which stimulates the production of red blood cells in the bone marrow.

Also, how does the urinary system create and release urine?

The kidneys filter the blood to remove wastes and produce urine. The ureters, urinary bladder, and urethra together form the urinary tract, which acts as a plumbing system to drain urine from the kidneys, store it, and then release it during urination.

What defines the trigone of the urinary bladder?

The trigone (a.k.a. vesical trigone) is a smooth triangular region of the internal urinary bladder formed by the two ureteric orifices and the internal urethral orifice. The area is very sensitive to expansion and once stretched to a certain degree, the urinary bladder signals the brain of its need to empty.

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Shawna Inocencio

Professional

Where is the Trigone located?

There is a triangular area, called the trigone, formed by three openings in the floor of the urinary bladder. Two of the openings are from the ureters and form the base of the trigone.

Kinda Borelli

Professional

What are the layers of the urinary bladder?

Urinary Bladder. The wall of the urinary bladder has four layers. From the inside towards the outside they are: mucosa, submucosa, muscularis, and serosa or adventitia. The outside layer is either serosa or adventitia, depending on location--see your textbook for an explanation.

Dorene Verstakov

Explainer

Where does the bladder lie?

The bladder is situated below the peritoneal cavity near the pelvic floor and behind the pubic symphysis. In men, it lies in front of the rectum, separated by the recto-vesical pouch, and is supported by fibres of the levator ani and of the prostate gland.

Maiquel Ruelf

Explainer

What is urinary system and its function?

The urinary system, also known as the renal system, produces, stores and eliminates urine, the fluid waste excreted by the kidneys. The kidneys make urine by filtering wastes and extra water from blood. Urine travels from the kidneys through two thin tubes called ureters and fills the bladder.

Wiktoria Schwingshakl

Explainer

Which germ layer is the urinary bladder derived from?

In the classic view of bladder development, the trigone originates from the mesoderm-derived Wolffian ducts while the remainder of the bladder originates from the endoderm-derived urogenital sinus.

Teresiano Pfening

Pundit

What happens to the wolffian ducts in females?

The Wolffian duct (also known as the mesonephric duct) is one of the paired embryogenic tubules that drain the primitive kidney (mesonephros) to the cloaca. It also gives off a lateral branch forming the ureteric bud. In both the male and the female the Wolffian duct develops into the trigone of the urinary bladder.

Adelo Severo

Pundit

How long does it take for urine to pass through the body?

A healthy bladder can hold about 2 cups of urine before it's considered full. It takes your body 9 to 10 hours to produce 2 cups of urine. That's about as long as you can wait and still be in the safe zone without the possibility of damaging your organs.

Debbie Vilas

Pundit

How long does it take liquid to reach your bladder?

Answer and Explanation: It takes a healthy human body about 3 hours to process through a liter of fluid. The reason it takes so long for fluid to reach the bladder is because

Hoummad Boomers

Pundit

Koruko Brogueira

Teacher

How do we keep the urinary system healthy?

Follow these 13 tips to keep your bladder healthy.
  1. Drink enough fluids, especially water.
  2. Limit alcohol and caffeine.
  3. Quit smoking.
  4. Avoid constipation.
  5. Keep a healthy weight.
  6. Exercise regularly.
  7. Do pelvic floor muscle exercises.
  8. Use the bathroom often and when needed.

Haihong Garcia Baquero

Teacher

What do you think is the most important structure in the urinary system?

The kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra are the primary structures of the urinary system. They filter blood and remove waste from the body in the form of urine. The size and position of lower urinary structures vary with male and female anatomy.

Laarbi Ramchandra

Teacher

Can urine be reabsorbed from the bladder?

The bladder reabsorbed 60% of the urine excreted by the kidney or 7.6 pl/lOO g per h. Small amounts of Mg and SO, were reabsorbed also, but their concentrations were doubled in the bladder due to fluid reabsorption.

Domnica Garcia Ramos

Teacher

How can I increase my urine output?

Go with the Flow
  1. Keep yourself active. Lack of physical activity can make you retain urine.
  2. Do Kegel exercises. Stand at or sit on the toilet and contract the muscle that allows you to stop and start the flow of pee.
  3. Meditate. Nervousness and tension cause some men to urinate more often.
  4. Try double voiding.

Aubrey Boquete

Reviewer

What is the first step in removing wastes and toxins from the body?

Excretion is the process of removing wastes and excess water from the body. Recall that carbon dioxide travels through the blood and is transferred to the lungs where it is exhaled. In the large intestine, the remains of food are turned into solid waste for excretion.

Assunta Vizhonsky

Reviewer

How much urine can the bladder hold?

A healthy bladder can hold one and a half to two cups (300-400mls) of urine during the day and about four cups (800mls) at night. It is normal to pass urine five or six times a day if you drink between 6-8 glasses of fluid.

Chandra Bucher

Reviewer

What is urine made of?

Pee is your body's liquid waste. It's mainly made of water, salt, and chemicals called urea and uric acid. Your kidneys make it when they filter toxins and other bad stuff from your blood.

Aijuan Grunhage

Reviewer

Why is the urinary system important?

Urinary system is of one of the vital system among human body parts. The Urinary Tract is like the plumbing system, it drains Urine from the Kidney and plays an important role in maintaining the homeostasis, a set of complex processes to maintain the balance of water, ions, calcium and blood pressure in the human body.

Urano Bovenkerk

Supporter

What are the three stages of urine formation and where do they occur?

It is primarily composed of water and urea. Urea is a special nitrogenous waste compound that the body must routinely remove. Urine formation occurs in the kidney in three stages: filtration, reabsorption, and secretion.