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movement of water and particles across a semipermeable membrane by a mechanical force (blood pressure)
useful substances filter out of the renal tubules and back into the capillaries around the tubules
separating, elaborating, and releasing a substance that fulfills some function within the organism or undergoes excretion
liquid product of the body that is secreted by the kidneys by a process called urination and excreted through the urethra
healthy kidney is taken from one person and surgically placed into someone with kidney failure
renal calculi (kidney stones)
clumping together of calcium phosphate crystals, uric acid, and other substances
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