How Does the Kidney Filter Waste?


The kidneys follow a complex process in order to filter waste from the blood. Each of the two million nephrons in the kidneys initially use a tuft of capillaries to filter out large particles. Then the blood passes through a complex system of tubules and loops, alternating between secretion and re-absorption eventually producing urine that is gathered in a collecting duct. The collecting ducts send urine through the ureters to the bladder.
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