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Urine Formation: Reabsorption

Urine Formation: Reabsorption

Author: Aaron Mullally
Description:

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

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TERMS TO KNOW
  • Peritubular Capillaries

    Capillaries associated with nephrons which allow water and solutes to be exchanged between the nephron and the blood during urine formation.

  • Tubular Reabsorption

    The second step in urine formation in which water and valuable solutes are reabsorbed from the nephron into the bloodstream.