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kidney function1

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red/black urine = presence of red blood cells
evidence of malaria
sweet tasting = presence of glucose
evidence of diabetes
homeostatic regulation of water and ion content of blood
kidney function 1
homeostasis
maintenance of a constant internal environment
excretion of waste and foreign substances
kidney function 2
production of hormones
kidney function 3
nephron
functional unit of the kidney
bowman's capsule
small molecules filtered out into
proximal tubule
70% fluids and solutes reabsorbed, water follows by osmosis
loop of henle
90% fluids reabsorbed, less water follows
distal tubule/collecting duct
99% fluids reabsorbed, water and solutes reabsorbed if needed
nephron carries out
filtration, absorption, secretion and excretion
osmolarity changes
as fluid passes through the nephron