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Question 1:

Describe the structure and functioning of nephrons.


Nephrons are the basic filtering units of kidneys. Each kidney possesses large number of nephrons, approximately 1-1.5 million. The main components of the nephron are glomerulus, Bowman’s capsule, and a long renal tubule.

Structure of a nephron

Functioning of a nephron…

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