Urine Formation: Secretion

Urine Formation: Secretion

Author: Aaron Mullally

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

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  • 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.