KIDNEY & URINARY TRACT

The role of the urinary system is to cleanse the blood. Arterial blood is filtered through the kidneys and returned to the circulation. Learn more about how the urinary system monitors the concentration of salts and other necessary nutrients.
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How Your Kidneys Work

The kidneys spend 24 hours a day, seven days a week filtering gallons and gallons of blood. But that's not all these little bean-shaped organs accomplish in a day.

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