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- The disposal of nitrogen-containing metabolites and other waste products
An animal that is isoosmotic with its environment
An animal that controls its internal osmolarity independent if the external environment
A ball of capillaries surrounded by Bowman's capsule in the nephron and serving as the site of filtration in the vertebrate kidney
One of the tiny blood vessels that form a network surrounding the proximal and distal tubules in the kidney
The tubuler excretory unit of the vertebrate kidney
A countercurrent system in which energy is expended in active transport to facilitate exchange of materials and generate concentration gradients
Referring to organisms that cannot tolerate substantial changes in external osmolarity
Referring to organisms that tolerate substantial changes in external osmolarity
In the kidney, the blood vessel supplying a nephron
In the kidney, the blood vessel draining a nephron
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