Urea cycle

1. Urea cycle  Low blood urea nitrogen   |   Level of ammonia |     The urea cycle, also known as the ornithine cycle, is a metabolic pathway…

What is excretion

1. What is excretion? What is Excretion, this is the process by which living organisms eliminate waste products and excess substances from their bodies. This is a vital…

Tubular Reabsorption

1. Tubular Reabsorption   Tubular reabsorption is a process that occurs in the kidneys where essential substances, such as glucose, amino acids, and electrolytes, are reabsorbed from…

Kidney Atrophy

Kidney Atrophy 1. What is Kidney Atrophy? Kidney atrophy refers to the condition in which the kidney(s) have decreased in size due to a loss of functioning…

Bowman’s capsule

What is Bowman’s capsule? Bowman’s capsule, also known as the glomerular capsule, is a cup-like structure that surrounds the glomerulus in the renal corpuscle of kidney. It…

RENAL TUBULES

RENAL TUBULES Renal tubules are small tubes in the kidney responsible for filtering and processing urine. They are part of the nephron, the basic functional unit of…

GLOMERULUS

Glomerulus The glomerulus is a small network of capillaries located in the kidneys, responsible for filtering blood to form urine. Each kidney contains millions of glomeruli, which…

Nephron Loop Function

Nephron Loop Function The nephron loop function, also known as the loop of Henle, is a U-shaped structure located in the renal medulla of the kidney. Its…

Renal vein

Renal vein The renal veins are veins that drain blood from the kidneys and carry it back to the heart. Each kidney has one renal vein that…

Renal artery stenosis icd 10

Renal artery stenosis icd 10 Renal artery stenosis (RAS) is a medical condition that occurs when the arteries that supply blood to the kidneys become narrowed. This…