Every human has a pair of bean shaped organs behind the abdominal cavity called the Kidneys. We would have two of them on either side of our abdominal cavity. Kidneys are one of the most important organs in the human… Full Answer
One of the functions is to remove nitrogenous wastes from the blood. Most nitrogenous wastes are produced in the liver. As in the piglet after birth, the fetal kidney is responsible for filtering waste products from the blood and excreting… Full Answer
Acquired kidney absence means a kidney was surgically removed. In contrast, congenital kidney absence is a medical condition defined by the failure of fetal kidneys to develop. This will mainly cause deficiency of the amniotic fluid in the pregnant women.
This may be related to the fact that the left kidney is consistently located higher in the abdominal cavity when compared to the right kidney. During development the liver (which is located above the right kidney) occupies more space than… Full Answer
Because the right kidney is just below the liver and left kidney below spleen. Liver being larger in size on right side pushes right kidney a little downward, but such an action is not taken by spleen because of its… Full Answer
The remnants of the fetal opening between the right and left atria is referred to as the foramen ovalis. This is the opening during the fetal life and referred to as remnants due to the opening closing soon after birth.
Yes. The right kidney sits under the liver while the left kidney is under the spleen, a much smaller organ. The right kidney is only lowered by 2-8cm from the left kidney's position. The liver (and spleen) are kept in… Full Answer