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Secretion

Secretion

Author: Nathan Lampson
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This lesson will describe in detail the process of secretion in the formation of urine.

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Terms to Know
Tubular Secretion

The third step in urine formation which is the process of secreting materials (wastes, acids) from peritubular capillaries into the nephron that weren’t filtered at the glomerulus.

Urination

A reflex that occurs when the urinary bladder fills to capacity and is stimulated to empty itself.