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Artificial process of eliminating waste (diffusion) and unwanted water (ultrafiltration) from the blood
Portion of a nephron that leads from the proximal convoluted tubule to the distal convoluted tubule,functions to create a concentration gradient
Cells in the Bowman's capsule in the kidneys that wrap around capillaries of the glomerulus, have long processes called foot processes for which they are named,
Innermost part of the kidney, split up into renal pyramids, contains the structures of the nephrons responsible for salt and water balance, contains the loop of Henle
Basic structural and functional unit of the kidney, chief function is to regulate the concentration of water and soluble ions
2 bean shaped organs, filter blood, control the ion concentrations and acid-base balance of the blood
Cone-shaped tissues of the kidney, made of parallel bundles of urine collecting tubules
Cup-like sack that serves as the site for the first step in the filtration of blood to form urine, glomerulus is enclosed inside, collects fluid from glomerulud
Network of capillaries located at the start of a nephron, first stage in the filtering process of the blood
Accounts for approximately 30-40% of the total cells in the Glomerulus, function to remove trapped residues and aggregated protein from the basement membrane

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