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It is also clear that the composition of the fluid reabsorbed within the proximal
tubule must be similar to filtrate, but not identical with it. It has less urea and
sulfate and no creatinine, for these are Wastes. As the filtrate passes along the
The malpighian tubules, which vary in number from two in some species to over
100 in others, end blindly in the body cavity (which is a blood space) and open
not directly to the exterior but to the alimentary canal at the junction between ...
gomerulus Bowman's capsule distal convoluted tubule o ven w convoluted tubule
loop - Figure 2: Stylized drawing of nephron, glomerulus, and collecting tubule.
From Stedman's Medical Dictionary; 21st ed. (1966); The Williams & Wilkins Co.,
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