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Filtration/Filtración

Filtration/Filtración

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This lesson will describe in detail the process of filtration in the formation of urine.

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Tutorial

En esta lección vamos a hablar de la filtración y su papel en la producción de orina.

TERMS TO KNOW
  • Filtration

    The first step in urine formation in which solutes and water are forced out of blood and into the bowman's capsule of a nephron.

  • Glomerulus

    A tangle of blood vessels in the bowman's capsule where water and solutes are forced out of blood and into the bowman's capsule to begin the next stage of urine formation.

  • Bowman's Capsule

    A section of a nephron where afferent arterioles deliver blood to the nephron for water and solutes to be filtered out.