Chemicals & Human Health

Kidneys and Metals Problem Set

Problem 1: Kidney anatomy and function

What is one primary function of the tubules in the kidney?

A. filtering water and solutes out of the blood
B. reabsorption of water and solutes
The kidneys' job is to filter and remove wastes from the blood. The glomerulus filters out wastes. The tubule reabsorbs water and non-wastes so that they can be reused by the body.
C. producing bile
D. transporting filtered blood to the lungs

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Kidneys and Metals Problem Set Chemicals and Human Health vocabulary the biology project

The Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center
The Biology Project
The University of Arizona
Monday, February 22, 1999
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