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Purpose of the urinary system?
to regulate extracellular fluids by removing harmful substances and retaining useful products.
What kidneys secrete?
Erythropoietin, a hormone that acts on bone marrow to produce red blood cell when oxygen is low.
What are the 4 structure of the unirary system?
two kidneys
two ureters
Where are the kidney located?
In the abdominal cavity just above the waitline the because outside location is retroperitoneal.
What the renal artery does?
Carries blood that contains waste producs to nephrons for filtering. After waste blood leave the kidney by way of way of the renal way.
Explain renal pelvis function?
Hollow chamber where urine passes through