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This collecting duct is where urea and water, along with a few other unabsorbed molecules, is collected and passed down the ureter to the bladder.

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The distal convoluted tubule is the portion of the nephron that empties into the collecting ducts. It is the last segment of the nephron.




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Blood is purified when it enters a nephron through the artiole, impurities are filtered out and emptied into the collecting duct. The purified blood exits the nephron through the venule. Hope it helps ;)


The collecting duct system is the final component of the kidney to influence the body's electrolyte and fluid balance. In humans, the system accounts for 4-5 percent of the kidney's reabsorption of sodium and 5% of the kidney's reabsorption of water. At times of extreme dehydration, over 24% of the filtered water may be reabsorbed in the collecting duct system. Basically, it collects the urine that a nephron (a unit of kidney that filters) filters.


Bowman's capsule, henle's loop (made up of the proximal convulated tubule anddistal convulated tubule) and collecting duct.


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Papillary duct or DCT The thing in this question that stands out to me is "part of the nephron". Actually the parts of a nephron only include renal corpuscle, proximal convoluted tuble, nephron loop, and distal convoluted tubule. I would a say the answer, if you read it the way I am taking it, is DCT. The papillary duct does follow the DCT but is not part of the nephron.


The Kidneys clean the blood by a process of Ultra filtration and Selective Re absorption. This happens in the active section of the kidney called the nephron there are thousands of these in each Kidney. The blood passes through the nephron where it is initially filtered in the Bowmans capsule then as it progresses along the Nephron to the collecting duct. The valuable substances within the blood are re absorped whereas the urea and other waste products are allowed to flow through to the collecting duct, and eventually are excreted out the body. Water reabsorption is a key role of the kidney, this occurs mainly in the loop of henle but most the way through the nephron.


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