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Unformatted text preview: 3. ADH travels in the blood to the kidneys, where it stimulates nephrons to reabsorb more water. This increased reabsorption moves water from kidney filtrate into the blood. The result is a decrease in solute concentration in the blood to the normal range. 4. During dialysis the patients blood is pumped through tubes that function like nephrons. Urea and excess salts diffuse out of the blood across a membrane. Glucose and other required substances that diffuse out of the blood may also be restored....
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- Spring '09