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study stack for immunity and urinary reproductive system

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urine contains 3 main nitrogenous waste products urea, uric acid, and creatinine that must be gotten rid of.
ovary site of egg production
cystitis bladder infection
incontinence condition where urinating cannot be voluntarily controlled
cortex outer most portion of the kidney
kidneys bean shaped organ of the urinary system that processes about 1.5 liters of urine a day
body water sat_flash_1 greatest in infant, least in old age
sodium single most important element in determining the distribution of water in the body
urochrome responsible for the normal yellow color of urine
glucose presence in urine indicates diabetes
pap smear test used to detect cancerous changes in the cervix
vasectomy way of sterilizing males by cutting the vas deferus
cervix mouth of uterus
Killer T cells directly attack and lyses cellular pathogens
Helper T cells turn on the immune response
passive immunity individual receives premade antibodies. example mother passing antibody to baby through breast milk
active immunity individual has to make their own antibodies, example receiving a vaccine or getting sick and recovering
diapedesis the process where leukocyte pass through a capillary wall
macrophages phagocytic offspring of monocytes
histamine inflammatory chemical released by injured cells

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