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Functions of Urinary System
Cleans blood of toxic waste of protein metabolism
Converts waste into urine and eliminates it
Helps regulate fluid balance
Helps maintain acid-base balance (pH)
Organs of Urinary System
kidneys (2)
ureters (2)
urinary bladder (1)
urethra (1)
Kidney
2 bean shaped structures

reddish brown b/c of vascularity

right is lower than left because of space occupied by liver
ureter
muscular tube propels urine into bladder
urinary bladder
storage center for urine before its expelled
urethra
tubular structure for passage of urine from bladder out of the body
micturate
urinate