BIO 100 - Chapter 15 Urinary System

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BIO 100 - Chapter 15 Urinary System
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Chapter 15 - Urinary System
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  1. Waste products that contain nitrogen are produced by cells as they metabolize _________ (proteins/lipids/carbohydrates)
    proteins
  2. Urea is produced by the ________ from ammonia and ________.
    liver, carbon dioxide
  3. The kidneys are connected to the urinary bladder by the ________.
    ureters
  4. Urine is moved through the ureter to the bladder by muscular contractions known as ________.
    peristalsis
  5. Each kidney is made up of a million ________, the functional unit of a kidney.
    nephrons
  6. The glomerulus (capillary network) of each nephron is enclosed by a portion of the nephron known as ________.
    Bowman's capsule

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