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kidneys
bean-shaped organs on either side of the back of the abdominal cavity
-filter wastes and toxins (through nephrons), removes from blood and excretes them as urine
-osmotic regulation- keeps water and salt balanced
-functional unit=a nephron
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allantoic stalk
in the fetus, removes urine from the bladder and takes it to the placenta
urethra
removes urine from bladder (post-fetal)
ovaries
where eggs produced
ovulation
release of egg cell from the ovary
-egg travels from UTERINE TUBE to the UTERUS
--see manual p. 147
uterus
the womb
-accepts a fertilized ovum and it grows here
ductus (vas) deferens
sperm cells move through here from epididymis to urethra
epididymis
tissue surrounding the testes
-collect sperm cells
seminal vesicles
secrete most of liquid that becomes semen