Excretion: removes of metabolic waste from the body
Metabolic waste: consists of waste substances that may be toxic/ produces excess from metabolic reaction inside body.
Deanimation: removal of an anime group from amino acid, produces ammonia
Hepatic portal vein: unusual blood vessel that has a cappilaries on both ends . carries blood from the digestive system towards the liver
Kupuffer cells: break down/recycle old RBC
Billirubin: waste products produced form the breakdown of Hb
Urea: excretory product formed from the breakdown of excessive amino acids
Ortnthine cycle: A process where amino acids are converted into urea. Takes place in the partly in the cytosol/mitochondria. ATP is used.
Detoxyfication: Conversion of toxic molecules into low toxic/non-toxic molecule.
Nephron: Functional unit of the kidneys. Microscopic yubules that receive fluid form the blood cappilaries in the cortex and convert this to urine, which drains in the ureter.
Glumerulus: Fine the fine network of cappliaries that increases the blood Blood Pressure to squeeze fluid out of the blood surrounded
Selective reabsorption: Useful substances that are…