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

Terms to Know
Bowman's Capsule

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

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.