Learning anatomy/Kidney

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Anatomy[edit | edit source]

The kidneys are not just in kids. They are also in adults too. So why are they called kid -ney? The answer is that the word kidney is probably a compound of the Old English cwið ”womb,” and ey, “egg,” describing the shape of the organ. Illu adrenal gland

Function[edit | edit source]

The kidneys filter your blood and removes waste.

Illustrations[edit | edit source]