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Unformatted text preview: Quizlet Renal Anatomy Study online at quizlet . com,' 510.50p 1 . aorta blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to be distributed throughout the body* 2. Kidney organ that removes urea , Excess water , and other waste products from the blood and passes them to the urete* excreted from the body' as urine* }. nephron functional unit of the kidney, consisting of a glomerulus, renal tubule , and collecting tubule* & renal artery blood vessel that carries blood to the kidney 5. renal cortex outer region of the kidney & renal inner region of the kidney medulla 7. renal pelvis funnel - shaped reservoir that collects urine and passes it to the ureter {. renal vein blood vessel that carries blood away from the kidney }} Ureter tube that carries urine from the kidney to the urinary bladder 10. urethra tube that carries urine from the urinary bladder to the outside of the body 11. Urinary saclike organ in which urine is stored before being excreted bladder 12. Vena cava blood vessel that carries blood back to the heart...
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  • renal pelvis, Renal artery, Renal vein, Renal cortex

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