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The Kidneys and the Renal System

The Human Body

by Kara Rogers

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Responsible for managing the body's waste and regulating the balance of water and electrolytes, the kidneys and renal system, in a sense, make up the body's plumbing network. When any part of the system fails or does not function properly, the body may be subject to unnatural concentrations of certain substances, causing illness or even death. This volume examines the various components of the renal, or urinary, system, and the consequences of dysfunction and disease.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Rosen Publishing Group, Inc.
Imprint:
Britannica Educational Publishing
Publication Date:
2011
Series:
The Human Body

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The Kidneys and the Renal System
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