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A organ system process carried out by any of the organs or tissues of the renal system. The renal system maintains fluid balance, and contributes to electrolyte balance, acid/base balance, and disposal of nitrogenous waste products. In humans, the renal system comprises a pair of kidneys, a pair of ureters, urinary bladder, urethra, sphincter muscle and associated blood vessels; in other species, the renal system may comprise related structures (e.g., nephrocytes and malpighian tubules in Drosophila).
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Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: excretory system process
Related Synonyms: kidney system process
Definition Sources: GOC:cjm, GOC:mtg_cardio, GOC:mtg_kidney_jan10

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