Urinary System

∞ generated and posted on 2016.04.09 ∞

Primary means by which most non-gaseous wastes are removed from the body, particularly nitrogenous wastes.

The Urinary System, listed in the order of urine production and then flow, consists of the kidneys, the ureters which connect the kidneys to the urinary bladder, and the urethra, which connects the urinary bladder to the outside world.

The above video provides a nice explanation of what pee is all about.

The above video provides an overview of the urinary system, part 1 of 2, with emphasis on the nephrons.

The above video provides an overview of the urinary system, part 2 of 2, with emphasis on the regulation of urine formation as well as micturition.

The above video provides yet another but more detailed overview of the urinary system, with emphasis on providing an overview of the anatomy of the kidneys including an overview of the anatomy and histology of the nephron.

The above video provides yet another but more detailed overview of the urinary system, with emphasis on glomerular filtration.

The above video provides yet another but more detailed overview of the urinary system, with emphasis on the function of nephrons. Note that I believe that the diameters of the afferent arteriole and efferent arteriole are reversed, i.e., the latter should be smaller in diameter rather than larger.


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