Kidney in Detail

The aim of this lecture is to present on Kidney in Detail. The kidneys are two bean-shaped organs that extract waste from blood, balance body fluids, form urine, and aid in other important functions of the body. This lecture briefly present various important parts of kidney. Nephron: structure in the kidney that acts as a microscopic filtration unit; Glomerulus: dense mass of very fine blood capillaries at the nephron that act as a filter; and Glomerular filtrate: liquid removed from the blood by filtration in the kidney.