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How do nephrons function?


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Answered 2018-03-29 23:50:13

Nephrons are the functional unit of the kidneys of the renal system. They are the cells that make up the kidneys and therefore are responsible for its function. They usually have excretory, absorbent, and filtering functions just as the whole kidney does.

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