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Flashcards in The Kidneys And Homeostasis Deck (10):
1

What are the 3 main roles of the kidney?

Removal of urea
Adjustment of ions
Adjustment of water content

2

What are excess amino abides converted into which can be stored

Fats and carbohydrates

3

How is urea released into the blood

By the liver

4

How can the water level effect the cells

Wrong amount of water can damage the cells

5

We're are excess ions removed

By the kidneys

6

Give another way how ions are lost

Through sweat

7

Give 3 ways on how water is lost in the body

1- urine
2- sweat
2- the air we breathe out

8

Give 3 ways how the body control water balance

1- liquids consumed
2- amount of sweat produced
3- amount excreted by kidneys in the urine

9

What do sport drinks replace

Water sugar and ions

10

What does the sugar replace

The sugar that's used up by muscles during exercise