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Urinary System and Extracellular Fluid Homeostasis

Urinary System and Extracellular Fluid Homeostasis

Author: Aaron Mullally
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This lesson will identify the role of the kidneys in maintaining homeostasis in extracellular fluids.

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Terms to Know
Extracellular Fluid


Fluid of the body that is contained outside of cells, such as blood.

Kidneys

Organs of the body that produce urine and help to regulate the composition and volume of body fluids.

Urine

A substance formed by the kidneys and excreted from the body as a means to regulate the composition and volume of extracellular fluids.