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Year 8 Urinary System

by E, Hung 2014
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renal artery
blood travels through this structure to reach the kidney for filtration.
nephron
microscopic units of the kidney, responsible for filtration and urine formation.
ureter
there are 2 of these structures that carries urine from the kidney to the bladder
urinary bladder
sac that holds the urine temporarily.
urethra
single canal that carries urine to the outside of the body.
penis
organ that holds urethra in males.
kidney
bean shaped organ responsible for removal of wastes.
renal vein
blood vessel carries clean blood from the kidney to the heart.
excretion
one of the life processes for the removal of wastes from metabolism.
urine
A fluid produced by the kidneys that contains water, urea and other waste materials