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Excretory system

  1. 1. EXCRETORY SYSTEM By Dilan, Aden and Raelee
  2. 2. Definition <ul><li>The Excretory system is a system that removes waste and dangerous materials. </li></ul><ul><li>It is also responsible for eliminating waste products, liquids, gases and toxins that should not be in the body. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Features <ul><li>The main parts of the excretory system are: </li></ul><ul><li>The Kidneys. </li></ul><ul><li>Ureters. </li></ul><ul><li>The Bladder. </li></ul><ul><li>Urethra. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Connections <ul><li>It is closely tied to the circulatory system. </li></ul>
  5. 5. How to look after your Excretory system <ul><li>Drink adequate amounts of water. </li></ul><ul><li>Exercise regularly. </li></ul><ul><li>Eat a nutritious diet consisting of fruits, vegetables, grains, and nuts. </li></ul><ul><li>Stay away from drugs, alcohol and tobacco. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Problems <ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>Cystitis is an infection in the bladder, due to bacteria. </li></ul><ul><li>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 . </li></ul>
  7. 7. This is what happens if your excretory system stops working. In your stomach Dangerous waste products
  8. 8. Glossary <ul><li>Bladder= the bag in the body which collects urine. </li></ul><ul><li>Nephrons=filtering units of the kidney that remove waste from the body. </li></ul><ul><li>Kidneys=organs that remove waste products from our blood and carry urine into the bladder. </li></ul><ul><li>Urethra=the tube that carries urine from the Bladder out the body. </li></ul><ul><li>Ureter=the tube that carries urine from the kidneys into the bladder. </li></ul>
  9. 9. References <ul><li>Google images </li></ul><ul><li>TutorVista.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.ehow.com </li></ul><ul><li>YahooAnswers </li></ul><ul><li>NetDoctor.com </li></ul>
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