B3 3.2 The human kidney

what do the kidneys do?
filter the blood
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how does a healthy kidney produce urine?
first filtering the blood / reabsorbing all the sugar / reabsorbing the dissolved ions needed by the body / reabsorbing as much water as the body needs / relasing urea, excess ions and water in the urine
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where is urine temporarily stored?
in the bladder, before being removed by the body
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where is urea made?
the liver
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whats it made by?
the breakdown of amino acids
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when is urea removed?
during the filtration of blood by the kidneys
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how is the kidney an important organ of homeostatis?
balance of water and mineral ions and gets rid of urea
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how does a healthy kidney produce urine?

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first filtering the blood / reabsorbing all the sugar / reabsorbing the dissolved ions needed by the body / reabsorbing as much water as the body needs / relasing urea, excess ions and water in the urine

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where is urine temporarily stored?

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where is urea made?

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