Human Biology, 14 Edition

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ISBN 10: 1-25924-574-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-25924-574-9

Chapter 11 - Assess - Page 236: 2


a. kidney b. ureter c. urinary bladder d. urethra e. renal artery f. renal vein

Work Step by Step

a. The kidney is the organ mainly responsible for ridding the blood of metabolic wastes. b. The ureter transports urine from the kidneys to the bladder. c. The urinary bladder stores urine until it is excreted. d. The urethra is the canal that leads urine from the urinary bladder to the external environment. e. The renal artery supplies the kidneys with blood. f. The renal vein takes blood from the kidneys back to the heart.
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