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Unformatted text preview: o Mammals, amphibeans, sharks-urea and co2 o Aquatic animals=ammonia Kidneys o Help to filtrate to provide our bodies with nutrients we need and let the rest leave in urine o Filtration Water, and virtually all other molecules small enough to be forced through the capillary wall enter the nephron tubuole o Reabsorption Water and valuable solutes are returned to the blood from the filtrate o Secretion Substances in the blood are transported into the filtrate o Excretion Urine passes through kidneys to the outside via the ureters, urinary bladder, and urethra...
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This note was uploaded on 12/21/2011 for the course BIO 202 taught by Professor Brooks during the Fall '11 term at UCSB.
- Fall '11