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Urine Formation: Reabsorption

Urine Formation: Reabsorption

Author: Aaron Mullally
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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.