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The Kidneys and Homeostasis

The kidney as an organ of excretion, it is more than that. It does remove wastes, but it also
removes normal components of the blood that are present in greater-than-normal
concentrations. When excess water, sodium ions, calcium ions, potassium ions, and so on is
present, the…

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When there is too much water in the body, the hypothalamus detects the increase in water levels
and makes the pituitary gland to release les ADH. When the kidneys detect the change, it reduces
the blood water level so more water reaches the bladder thus giving more dilute urine, more…

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