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Post by chenglorraine » Mon Dec 26, 2005 10:09 am

Hay guys,

What are the functions of kidneys?
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Post by sdekivit » Mon Dec 26, 2005 12:09 pm

first of all: to purify our body from toxic wastes by filtrating them out of the blood --> purifying the blood.

--> next: the amount of water reabsorbed can be regulated. This affects bloodvolume and thus bloodpressure: regullating blood pressure.

the last function of the kidneys is producing enzymes: renin that regulates vasoconstriction in the afferent arterioles of the interlobular arteries of the kidney.

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Renal artery and renal vein

Post by chenglorraine » Mon Dec 26, 2005 12:41 pm

Thx for replying...... nonetheless can you please help me with one more thing......
What are the differences in between blood entering the kidney and blood leaving the kidney?
Thx a lotsxxx

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Post by victor » Mon Dec 26, 2005 12:52 pm

please see sdekivit's first sentence..you'll get that.
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Re: Renal artery and renal vein

Post by Poison » Tue Dec 27, 2005 7:15 am

chenglorraine wrote:What are the differences in between blood entering the kidney and blood leaving the kidney?


If this is asked in your school, the answer is: urea

PS: They also like to ask the glucose level.
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