The kidney

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Main roles of kidney...
1.removal of urea from blood. 2.Adjusts ion levels in the blood. 3.Adjusts water content in blood.
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Ultafiltration
high pressure is built up which squeezes water,urea,ions and glucose out of the blood and into the Bowman's capsule. The glomerulus and the Bowman's capsule act like filters so big molecules like proteins and blood cells are not squeezed out.
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Reabsorbtion
as the liquid flows along the nephron useful substances are reabsorbed
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Release of waste
urea
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negative feedback
the
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high pressure is built up which squeezes water,urea,ions and glucose out of the blood and into the Bowman's capsule. The glomerulus and the Bowman's capsule act like filters so big molecules like proteins and blood cells are not squeezed out.

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Ultafiltration

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as the liquid flows along the nephron useful substances are reabsorbed

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urea

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