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1

the urinary system consist of

two kidneys
two urethers
a urinary bladder
and a urethra

2

Function of kidney

filters the blood

3

tubes that transport urine to the urinary bladder

urethers

4

the functional units of the kidneys are

nephrons

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nephrons

filter waste material out of the blood brought to the kidney by the renal artery

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the actual filtration occurs through the

glomerulus

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What are kept in the body

water, glucose, and ions

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how do they leave the nephron?

by diffusion

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The final product produced by nephrons are

urine