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The kidneys are _________________ in color and are _____________ shaped.
reddish-brown, bean
The filters in the kidneys are called ________________________.
nephrons
Waste products are eliminated from the body through ___________, _________, __________________ and _____________.
skin, lungs, large colon, urinary system
Urine is stored in the _____________________________.
bladder
The ______________ are the "Master Chemists".
kidneys
Antidiuretic hormone (ADH) is produced by the ____________, stored in the ______________, and used in the ________________.
hypothalamus, pituitary, kidneys
Gout is a form of ___________________________.
arthritis
The tube that connects the kidneys to the bladder is _______________.
ureter
What organ is important for the control of blood pressure?____________
kidneys
Relaxation of the ______________ muscle releases urine from the bladder.
sphincter
The kidneys control the balance of _______________ and _____________.
sodium, potassium
The end products from protein digestion is _______________ and __________.
urea, uric acid
The prostate gland surrounds the ____________ in the male.
urethra
In the female the bladder lies _____________ the uterus and vagina.
anterior (in front of)