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    Urinary System Essay

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    blood and maintains the acid-base balance of the body. This system regulates the chemical composition, volume, and electrolyte balance of the blood. The urinary system works in with the respiratory, integumentary, and digestive organs to eliminate waste. Reflexology supports and enhances the urinary system by removing toxins that help reestablish balance. In this paper, I will go over three important facts about the urinary system. . The urinary system is home of: two kidneys, two ureters, the bladder, the sphincter muscle, the nerves in the bladder and the urethra. The kidneys remove urea from the blood through, nephrons. Each nephron entails of glomerulus, and a renal tubule. The glomerulus is what filters the blood, the watery solution. Urea, together with water and other waste matters makes the urine then it passes through the nephrons and down the renal tubes of the kidneys. The ureters are narrow tubes that carry urine from the kidneys to the bladder. Muscles in the ureter walls tighten and relax,…

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    Urinary system Objective: to distinguish key microscopic components of the renal cortex and the Meduna. Also identify the structural components of the nephron. Describing the structures of the surface across which, filtration occurs. Also, identifying the proximal tubule, distal tubule and connecting duct. Name and identify the ureter, bladder and urethra Introduction: The urinary system consists of two kidneys. The urinary system performs many functions removing waste, products from the…

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    kidney dissection Purpose By cutting open the pig kidney, to figure out the following parts: capsule, cortex, medulla, pyramid, papilla, column, major calyx, minor calyx, hilus, renal artery, renal vein, pelvis, sinus and ureter of the kidney. Hypothesis If we dissect a pig kidney, then we will find many similarities to the human kidney because we have learned that mammalian kidneys are similar. Experiment Background: The urinary system is one of the biggest and the most important system in…

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    he organs that make up the urinary system. The organs of the urinary system include the two kidneys, two ureters, a urinary bladder and the urethra. Kidneys. The kidneys are the major excretory organs of the body. The adult kidneys are normally located in the middle of the back one on each side of the spine and are partially protected by the lower ribs. Each kidney is kidney bean in shape and is almost the same size of a person’s clenched fist. One kidney have about 1 million nephrons are tiny…

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    Human Cloning Ethics

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    that are included in this system include: the lungs, the trachea, and the diaphragm (Ratini, 2014). The primary excretory organ in fish is the kidney (Weitzman, 2013). Some excretion also takes place in the digestive tract, the skin, and especially the gills (which is also where ammonia is given off) (Weitzman, 2013). Fish must maintain their internal environment at a constant concentration of water and dissolved substances, like salts (Weitzman, 2013). Proper balance of a fish’s internal…

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    The ureters are approximately 10 to 12 inches long running on the left and right sides of the body and parallel to the vertebral column (Tomić et al, 2015). In the walls of the ureters smooth muscle contractions known as peristalsis and the influence of gravity causes urine to move to the urinary bladder. The ureters extend slightly at their ends into the urinary bladder through vesical ureter valves that prevent flowing back of urine to the kidneys. Urinary bladder. The urinary…

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    Room 24’s abdominal pain and confusion werewas possibly heightened due to circulation complications related to her UTI. A UTI is characterized by a bacterial infection that takes place within ones’ urinary system, which includes the kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra (Mayo Clinic Staff, 2015). A UTI describes the inability of your urinary system to excrete bacterial agents from the urinary tract (UT), which results in impaired immunity due to a reduction in the excretion of toxins and waste;…

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    So let 's go back to the basics of anatomy, the upper urinary tract starts with what organ, the kidney. The kidney is responsible for filtering so this is where the liquid waste comes from. It starts in your kidney and travels from the ureter to the bladder and out of your urethra. So in turn an upper urinary tract infection can also be called a kidney infection, or pyelonephritis. This type of urinary tract infection is very dangerous if left untreated it can cause septicaemia. “Symptoms can…

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    collecting ducts. The collecting ducts will transport urine back through the concentration gradient and back through the nephron loop. The walls of the collecting duct are permeable to water, not sodium. Through osmosis more water is drawn out. ADH determines the the permeability of the collecting ducts resulting in less urine secretion and more concentration. Less ADH results in less concentration of urine and more volume. Micturition, meaning urination. Once urine is produces as stated above…

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    The Renal System, which is also known as the Urinary System, is made up of the kidneys, urinary bladder, urethra and ureters. The kidneys play an important role in the Renal System; they filter the blood in order to eliminate waste and produce urine, maintain the body’s fluid balance, make hormones as well as balances the levels of some of the chemicals in the blood. The urinary bladder, urethra and the ureters together make up the urinary tract. The urinary tract acts as a drainage system…

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