- Exchange of urea between tubing and tank filled with dialyzing fluid.
- Blood is taken in tubing of selectively-permeable membrane.
- The dialyzing fluid has a lower osmotic pressure than blood.
- The dialyzing unit is also known as artificial kidney.
- carbon dioxide
Rearrange the following and match them with their correct descriptions:
3. ONTRONIUSGE TEWSSA
(i) The process of removing nitrogenous waste products from the blood using an artificial kidney.
(ii) The initial filtrate produced daily in a healthy adult.
(iii) The waste products from the blood pass into dialyzing fluid by this process.
(iv) Dialysing fluid is devoid of this substance.
1-ii, 2-iii, 3-iv, 4-i
1-iii, 2-iv, 3-i, 4-ii
1-iv, 2-iii, 3-ii, 4-i
1-iii, 2-i, 3-iv, 4-ii
The artificial method of removing nitrogenous wastes from the blood is known as:
- Fatty acids
What is dialysis? Under what condition is it carried out?
A dialysis machine contains long tubes coiled in a tank containing dialysing solution :
(i) Of what substance are the tubes made ?
(ii) What does the dialysing solution contain ?
(iii) Name the main waste product that passes into the dialysing solution.
The procedure of cleaning the blood of a person by using a kidney machine is known as :