Supplied by blood from a renal artery and drained by a renal vein.
Removes waste products from the blood and to produce urine.
Outer region: cortex
Inner region: medulla
Centre: pelvis which leads inter the ureter
The bulk of each kidney actually consists of tiny tubules called nephrons.
Starts in the cortex and forms a knot called a glomerulus which is surrounded by the Bowman's capsule.
In ultrafiltration fluid from the blood is pushed into the Bowman's capsule.
The nephron is divided into four parts: proximal convoluted tubule, distal convoluted tubule…