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kidney
Location:
System: excretory
Function:
-removes urea, excess water, and waste from blood stream
-passes urine to ureter
ureters
Location:
System: excretory
Function: tube that carries urine from kidney to bladder
renal vein
Location:
System: Circulatory & Excretory
Function: carries deoxygenated blood from kidney to inferior vena cava + drains the kidney, puts cleaned blood back into the system
renal artery
Location:
System: Circulatory & Excretory
Function: supplies oxygenated blood from abdominal aorta to the kidneys
coronary artery
Location:
System: circulatory
Function:
-supplies blood to the heart (branches off aorta)
-acts as a fischer between left and right sides of the heart
dorsal aorta
Location:
System: circulatory
Function: provides the body with oxygenated blood + cheif artery that moves blood around the body
pulmonary artery
Location:
System: circulatory
Function: carries deoxygenated blood from the right ventricle to the lungs
postcaval / inferior vena cava
Location:
System: Circulatory
Function: transfers deoxygenated blood from the lower body to the right atrium of the heart
precaval / superior vena cava
Location:
System: circulatory
Function: transfers deoxygenated blood from the upper body to the right atrium of the heart