Urinary System Diagram
Urinary Tract Diagram: A gender-specific visual representation of the urinary tract, these types of diagrams can contain specific parts of the urinary tract such as: Kidney Diagram: An illustration of one or both of the kidneys.
The urinary system is composed of the kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra. Blood from the heart travels down the aorta where it enters the kidney via the renal arteries. The kidney acts as a filter and regulator, removing waste products (urea) and balancing glucose, electrolytes (salt, potassium and other minerals) and water levels in the blood.
How does the urinary system work? The urinary system’s function is to filter blood and create urine as a waste by-product. The organs of the urinary system include the kidneys, renal pelvis, ureters, bladder and urethra. The body takes nutrients from food and converts them to energy.