The Kidney

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  • The Kidney
    • positioned on each side of the spine just below the lowest rib
    • the role is to remove waste products from the blood and produce urine
    • The  outer region is the cortex, the inner region is called the Medulla, the centre is the pelvis which leads into the ureter
      • Most of the kidney consists of tiny tubules called nephrons, which starts in the cortex and is surrounded by the bowmans capsul
  • Most of the kidney consists of tiny tubules called nephrons, which starts in the cortex and is surrounded by the bowmans capsul
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