Reading notes list the functions of the mammalian

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Unformatted text preview: of nitrogenous wastes and other waste material, and to recover salts and nutrients. Reading notes: • List the functions of the mammalian urinary system. • Define “urea,” and state why conversion of ammonia to urea is beneficial. • List the main structures of the urinary system. • List the parts of the nephron and their functions. Note where filtration, osmosis, and active transport are used to remove wastes and recover water. • List ways in which the kidney helps maintain homeosta...
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