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Urinary System

by Lauren Anthony

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Urinary System:
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Lauren Anthony
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Urinary System Organs:
1. urinary bladder
2. Urethra
3. kidneys
extract waste from the blood, balance body fluids

4. adrenal glands
secrete hormones directly into the bloodstream

5. ureters
allow urine to drain from the kidneys to be stored in the bladder

6. renal arteries
carries oxygenated blood to the kidneys
Functions:
1. bodys urine storage tank.
2. tube that conveys urine from the bladder to the outside
threats to the urinary system:
UTI Urinary Tract Infection:
common infections that happen when bacteria, often from the skin or rectum, enter the urethra, and infect the urinary tract. The infections can affect several parts of the urinary tract
kidney stones:
stone gets stuck in your kidney.
Interesting facts:
The human bladder can stretch to hold about 400ml of urine.
All the blood in our body is filtered 400 times through the kidneys every day.
Interesting facts:
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