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Basic filtering unit of the kidneys
nephron
fibrous membrane surrounding the kidney
renal capsule
kidneys, ureters,bladder,and urethra are all part of the
urinary system
long tubes that allow urine to flow into the bladder
ureters
serves as a reservoir for urine
urinary bladder
carries urine from the bladder to the outside of the body
urethra
two bean shaped organs that produce urine and help regulate body fluids
kidneys
structure that drains urine from the glomeruli into the rest of the tubular system
Bowman's capsule
Long smooth hairpin-like loop of tubules that extendes toward and into the medullary portion of the kidney
Loop of Henle
waste product created by the nephrons
urine
steps in formation of urine
filtration
re-absorption
secretion