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Three kidneys that represent different stages of development

View full-sized image Drawing of three kidneys that represent different stages of development. At the upper left, the smallest kidney is connected to a ureter with only a couple of branches into the kidney. In the middle, a slightly larger kidney is connected to a ureter with
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Drawing of three kidneys that represent different stages of development. At the upper left, the smallest kidney is connected to a ureter with only a couple of branches into the kidney. In the middle, a slightly larger kidney is connected to a ureter with

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Drawing of three kidneys that represent different stages of development. At the upper left, the smallest kidney is connected to a ureter with only a couple of branches into the kidney. In the middle, a slightly larger kidney is connected to a ureter with

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During normal development, the tubules that collect urine branch out throughout the baby’s kidneys.

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