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  • noun Plural form of nephron.

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  • The more advanced mammalian kidney is a paired compact organ with functional units, called nephrons, that filter the blood, reabsorbing water and nutrients and secreting wastes, producing the final urine.

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  • The more advanced mammalian kidney is a paired compact organ with functional units, called nephrons, that filter the blood, reabsorbing water and nutrients and secreting wastes, producing the final urine.

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  • The more advanced mammalian kidney is a paired compact organ with functional units, called nephrons, that filter the blood, reabsorbing water and nutrients and secreting wastes, producing the final urine.

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  • [39] physiologists developed in the 1930s micropuncture techniques to sample fluid in different segments of the countless 'nephrons' - each a unit of kidney anatomy comprising a glomerular filtration apparatus spilling into a variably convoluted tubule, all of which collects in ducts leading to the urinary bladder.

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  • This dehydration occurs when microscopic renal tubules called nephrons become so dysfunctional they can’t do their job of re-absorbing water or salts back into the body.

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  • This dehydration occurs when microscopic renal tubules called nephrons become so dysfunctional they can’t do their job of re-absorbing water or salts back into the body.

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  • Kidney disease, a common complication brought by high blood pressure and diabetes is a medical condition caused by damage to the nephrons, which filters the blood.

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  • Your fascination with nephrons says more about you than evolutionary theory.

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  • The average person has two kidneys that contain 1.3 million amazing units of filtration called nephrons.

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  • Overvaccination can also harm the kidneys by plugging the nephrons with big antibody-vaccine complexes see page 48.

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