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Anatomy and Physiology: Urinary System

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As we drink and eat, our bodies attempt to maintain a state of physiologic equilibrium or homeostasis. Our kidneys, the primary organs of the urinary system, assist in homeostasis. The kidneys process blood plasma to adjust the levels of water and important substances, such as sodium and potassium, so that the body does not have too much or too little of them. This system also filters toxins and waste products of metabolism from the blood. Even a slight accumulation of such wastes beyond the normal range threatens the homeostasis that exists within and among body systems. That is why a properly functioning urinary system is necessary for optimal health . The term renal is also used to describe the kidneys.

In this course, we will examine the anatomy and physiology of each of the structures of the urinary system and learn how urine is formed. We will also touch on the other important functions of the kidney.



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As we drink and eat, our bodies attempt to maintain a state of physiologic equilibrium or homeostasis. Our kidneys, the primary organs of the urinary system, assist in homeostasis. The kidneys process blood plasma to adjust the levels of water and important substances, such as sodium and potassium, so that the body does not have too much or too little of them. This system also filters toxins and waste products of metabolism from the blood. Even a slight accumulation of such wastes beyond the normal range threatens the homeostasis that exists within and among body systems. That is why a properly functioning urinary system is necessary for optimal health . The term renal is also used to describe the kidneys.

In this course, we will examine the anatomy and physiology of each of the structures of the urinary system and learn how urine is formed. We will also touch on the other important functions of the kidney.



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