Homeostasis Winslow, 11 April 2011

    Endothermy & ectothermy

Urinary (exretory system)
1. Discuss the functions of the excretory system.
2. Describe how nitrogenous wastes are formed.
3. List and describe the function of each organ and structure in the urinary system.
Filter blood, remove wastes, regulate solute concentration
Nitrogenous wastes
    Uric acid, urea
Kidneys, nephrons, collecting tubules, ureters, urinary bladder, urethra
    Nephron function
        Filtration by glomerulus, proximal convoluted tubule
        Reabsorption by loop of Henle, distal convoluted tubule
        Secretion by collecting duct

Circulatory and respiratory systems