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  • EXCRETORY SYSTEM By Dilan, Aden and Raelee
  • Definition
    • The Excretory system is a system that removes waste and dangerous materials.
    • It is also responsible for eliminating waste products, liquids, gases and toxins that should not be in the body.
  • Features
    • The main parts of the excretory system are:
    • The Kidneys.
    • Ureters.
    • The Bladder.
    • Urethra.
  • Connections
    • It is closely tied to the circulatory system.
  • How to look after your Excretory system
    • Drink adequate amounts of water.
    • Exercise regularly.
    • Eat a nutritious diet consisting of fruits, vegetables, grains, and nuts.
    • Stay away from drugs, alcohol and tobacco.
  • Problems
    • A problem that can happen in the Excretory system is Urinary tract infection- This is usually due to a bacteria which can cause burning during urination. It is usually treated with antibiotics.
    • Kidney stones- These are small hard deposits that develop in the kidneys. They can cause severe pain in the stomach and back. Surgery may be required if they are to expand.
    • Cystitis is an infection in the bladder, due to bacteria.
    • Blood in the urine- is a sign of a problem usually due to an urinary tract infection or kidney stones. Sometimes, it can be due to a more serious problem such as cancer .
  • This is what happens if your excretory system stops working. In your stomach Dangerous waste products
  • Glossary
    • Bladder= the bag in the body which collects urine.
    • Nephrons=filtering units of the kidney that remove waste from the body.
    • Kidneys=organs that remove waste products from our blood and carry urine into the bladder.
    • Urethra=the tube that carries urine from the Bladder out the body.
    • Ureter=the tube that carries urine from the kidneys into the bladder.
  • References
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    • www.ehow.com
    • YahooAnswers
    • NetDoctor.com