Kidneys

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excretory system

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Kidneys
  1. divided into
    1. renal cortex
      1. renal medulla
        1. renal pelvis
        2. are regulated by
          1. ADH
            1. aldosterone
            2. excrete
              1. nitrogenous wastes
                1. such as
                  1. urea
                    1. ammonia
                2. maintain
                  1. blood pH
                  2. have millions of
                    1. nephrons
                      1. that get blood from
                        1. renal artery
                          1. that splits into
                            1. afferent arteriole
                              1. to
                                1. glomerulus
                                  1. in
                                    1. Bowman's capsule
                                      1. to
                                        1. proximal convoluted tubule
                                          1. to
                                            1. loop of Nephron
                                              1. to
                                                1. distal convoluted tubule
                                                  1. to
                                                    1. collecting duct
                              2. efferent arteriole
                                1. to
                                  1. peritubular capillary network
                                    1. to
                                      1. renal vein
                          2. produce
                            1. urine
                              1. conducted by
                                1. ureter
                                  1. to
                                    1. bladder
                                      1. released by
                                        1. urethra
                        2. are part of
                          1. the excretory system
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