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Why is your bladder situated below the kidneys?

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Answered 2013-08-18 06:29:29

Bladder is not situated below the kidney. It was situated posterior to the kidney. You have adapted the erect posture and so bladder came below the kidney. Actually it was posterior because it was convenient to have it near the outlet.

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Is the urinary bladder inferior to the kidneys?

Inferior? None of them are more or less then the other. We need all the organs. - - - - - Uhh...not quite. In anatomy, "inferior" means "below." And yes, the urinary bladder is below the kidneys.

Is the kidneys distal to the bladder?

No the kidneys are proximal to the bladder. The urethra is distal to the bladder.

What is the structure that connects the bladder to the kidneys?

The ureters connect the kidneys to the bladder.

Is the urinary bladder distal to the kidneys?

Yes, the bladder is distal to the kidneys.

Why urine infection affect kidney?

Because your kidneys are connected to your bladder by the ureters. The kidneys make urine, and the urine goes down the ureters into your bladder. See the Related link below.

What connects the kidneys and the bladder?

a tube, the ureter connects the kidneys to the bladder. Then the urethra goes from the bladder outwards

Is the bladder or the kidneys an organ system?

Yes, the bladder and the kidneys are part of an organ system.

Are the kidneys inferior or superior to bladder?

The kidneys are superior to the bladder. They are right underneath the diaphragm.

Where do kidneys connect to the urinary bladder?

Kidneys do not connect to the urinary bladder directly. They are connected via ureters. Ureters are the tubes that pass from kidneys to urinary bladder. You have pair or kidneys. You have one ureter for each kidney.

What does the ureters do in the excretory system?

The ureters are the tubes that exit the kidneys and connect the kidneys to the urinary bladder. That is how the urine gets in the bladder in the first place. The ureters also act as valves to help reduce the back-pressure on the kidneys from a full bladder.

What is the relationship between the kidneys ureters and the bladder?

They are all connected! ureters exit the kidneys and enter the bladder

How is the urinary bladder related to the kidneys?

The kidneys produce urine, which is stored in the urinary bladder until excretion.

What body systems include the kidneys and bladder?

The urinary system contains the kidneys, bladder and the urinary tract.

Does the bladder store the urine produced in the kidneys?

Yes, the urinary bladder stores urine produced in the kidneys.

The kidneys and urinary bladder are components of the?

they are part of the urinary bladder.

What is the urinary system comprised of?

The urinary system includes the kidneys and bladder, the ureters between the kidneys and bladder, and the urethra, the tube through which urine flows from the bladder.

What is the path of urine from the kidneys?

From the kidneys urine flows down the paired ureters to empty into the bladder and from there, out the bladder via the urethra.

What body system includes the kidneys bladder and urinary tract?

The urinary system contains the kidneys, bladder and the urinary tract.

Where are your kidneys located?

The kidneys lie against the rear wall of the abdomen, on either side of the spine. They are situated below the middle of the back, beneath the liver on the right and the spleen on the left.

Is the bladder part of the kidney?

No, the bladder is not part of the kidney. The bladder is attached to two tubes that run from the kidneys to the bladder.

What makes up the excretory system?

the Excretory system is made up of: The Kidneys The Bladder The Ureter The Urethra The Kidneys secrete urine The Bladder is where urine is collected and temporarily stored The Ureter conveys urine from the kidneys to the bladder The Urethra discharges urine from the bladder to the exterior

What does a horse's bladder do?

An animal's bladder holds urine produced by the kidneys.

Which organ carries liquid waste to the bladder?

The organs that produce the liquid (urine) that collects in the bladder (urinary bladder) are the two kidneys. The tubes that carry urine from the kidneys to the bladder are the left and right ureters.

What is a function of the ureter?

The Ureter(s) [there are two of them] carry urine from the kidneys to the bladder.

Can there be two tubes from your kidney to your bladder?

You have two kidneys, and each kidney has only onetube that goes to the bladder. If you count both kidneys, then there are two tubes leading to the bladder.

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