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Drawing of a kidney with an inset of a nephron

View full-sized image Drawing of a kidney with an inset of a nephron.
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Drawing of a kidney with an inset of a nephron.

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Drawing of a kidney with an inset of a nephron.

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Each kidney is made up of about a million filtering units called nephrons. Each nephron filters a small amount of blood. The nephron includes a filter, called a glomerulus, and a tubule.

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