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Kidney

A pair of organs located in the right and left side of the abdomen that remove poisons from the blood. Regulates acid concentration and maintains water balance in the body by excreting urine. The kidneys are part of the urinary tract. The urine passes through connecting tubes called ureters into the bladder. The bladder stores the urine until it is released during urination.


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