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Functions of the Urinary System

Functions of the Urinary System

This video describes the structures and functions of the kidneys and the nephron, the single smallest functional unit of the kidney. This video also explains the following processes: filtration, reabsorption, secretion, and excxretion.

Time Stamps

Organs that excrete waste 0:22

Kidney location in the body 0:37

Functions of the kidneys 1:35

Brief Kidney anatomy 4:06

The bladder 6:04

Kegels 9:16

The nephron 10:11

Filtration, reabsorption, secretion 16:29

Pressures affecting filtration 19:42

Proteinuria and glycosuria 22:55

Reabsorption 24:11

Reabsorption in proximal tubule chart 25:20

Urea and uric acid 26:28

Reabsorption in the loop of Henle, distal tubule and collecting duct 28:30

Fish vs camels 29:57

Secretion with list of substances 30:39

Images from my Textbook: Human Biology, Anatomy and Physiology for the health Sciences  or made by me

Some images from open-source Pixabay 

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