NEET Biology NEET PYQ-Excretory System In Animals

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    Which one of the following correctly explains the function of a specific part of a human nephron? [AIPMT (S) 2011]

    A) Henle's loop    — most reabsoroption of the major substances from the glomerular filtrate

    B) Distal convoluted— reabsorprion of ions into tubule the surronding blood capil- laries

    C) Afferent arteriole — carries the blood away from the glomerulus towards renal vein

    D) Podocytes       — create minute spaces (slit pores) for the filtration of blood into the Bowman's capsule

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    [D] Podocytes or visceral epithelial cells are the cells in Bowman's capsule in the kidneys that wrap around the capillaries of glomerules. They create minute pores (slit pores) for the nitration of blood into the Bowman's capsule.

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