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the urinary system
tube that carries urine from the kidney to the bladder
the area behind the peritoneum that contains the ureters and the kidneys
hollow, muscular sac that holds and stores urine.
fatty tissue that protects and holds the kidney in place
Tube that carries urine from the bladder to outside the body
a funnel-shaped basin that collect urine from collecting ducts
tough outer layer that surrounds the kidney
a tiny microscopic filtering unit inside the kidney
Inner region of the kidney
outer region of the kidney
the blood vessel draining the kidney
the portion of the nephron receiving filtrate from the glomerular capsule
tiny ball of capillaries (microscopic blood vessels) in the kidney
blood vessel supplying a nephron
thin double membrane surrounding the glomerulus of a nephron
t he portion of the nephron that dips into the medulla
The blood vessel bringing blood to the kidney.