Kidney parts functions

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  • Created on: 09-01-16 12:26
Pelvis
The central chamber- urine arrives from the collecting duct here
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Renal Artery
Brings blood to the kidneys
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Renal Vein
Carries filtered blood away from the kidney
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Ureter
Carries urine down to the bladder
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Pyramid
A collection of tubicles, collectings ducts and blood vessels
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Medulla
Contains the lops of the Henle from the nephrons- bigger in animals in a dry environment- affect how much water is reabsorbed so it means more can be reabsorbed for them- retain water.
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Cortex
Very dark red- contains a lot of capillares.
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Renal Vein
Deoxygenated blood away from kidney
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Renal artery
Oxygenated blood to kidney
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Renal Artery

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Brings blood to the kidneys

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Front

Renal Vein

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Card 4

Front

Ureter

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Card 5

Front

Pyramid

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