Science Final Ch. 32
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What does every cell produce?
what is excretion?
the process by which wastes are eliminated
what do the kidneys do?
- remove waste products from the blood
- maintain homeostasis
- regulate the water content of the blood
what does the skin excrete?
water and salt in the form of sweat
what do the lungs excrete?
where are the kidneys located?
either side of the spinal column near the lower back
a tube that leaves each kidney that carries the urine to the urinary bladder
a saclike organ where urine is stored before being excreted
after the blood is filtered in the kidney where does it go?
goes throught he renal vein and reutrns to circlation
what are nephrons?
the functional units of the kindey
what are the two processes invlolved in blood purification?
filtratation and reabosorbtion
what is filtration?
passing a liquid or a gas through a filter to remove wastes
what i reabsorption?
liquid is taken back into a vessel slower
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