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Urethra-
urine expelled through this tube during urination
Bladder-
urine then gets stored here
Ureter-
duct in kidney to bladder
Nephron functions
Consist of a single long tubule and ball of capillaries known as glomerulus is a tiny blood vessel
Kidney located
middle of the spine behind rib cage
Kidney consists
million filtering units termed nephrons-
Filter waste from blood (especially urea)
nephrons-
regulate water and soluble substances in blood
kisnday maintains homeostasis by
Excrete urine (urea with water)
Blood Filtration to Urine
Proximal tubule
Descending limb of the loop of Henle
Ascending limb of the loop of Henle
Distal tubule
Collecting duct
Intestine
Takes nutrients out of food
Excretes FECES
Skin
Loss of watery liquid, consisting mostly of sodium chloride and urea
Regulates temperature