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The process by which wastes are removed from the body
body system that collects and eliminates wastes from the body; includes the kidneys and bladder
parts of the excretory system
function of the kidneys
major organ of the excretory system, removes urea and other wastes from the blood.
A chemical that comes from the breakdown of proteins
function of the ureters
a tube that carries waste from kidneys to the bladder
A watery fluid produced by the kidneys that contains urea and other wastes
sack-like muscular organ
urine until it is eliminated from the body.
A small tube through which urine flows from the body
filtering units of the kidney that remove wastes from the blood and produce urine