The Excretory System
By: Madison Pegues & Lynnsey Poag
Levels of Organization
- Cells- One pore cell, one duct cell, one canal cell, & a fused pair of gland cells. Plus a pharynx & pharyngeal-intestinal valve where the nuclei are. http://www.wormatlas.org/hermaphrodite/excretory/Images/ExcFIG1lr.jpg
- Tissue- Epithelial- Simple & Stratified http://biology-forums.com/gallery/33_25_07_11_1_08_58.jpeg
- Organs- Kidneys, gallbladder, urinary bladder, urethra, ureters, liver, & liver. http://d75822.medialib.glogster.com/media/24/24b4ec59f2432d804f4086d2003506aa2e7e0c076133fdf0c7f17cec179bf1d2/excretory-system.jpg
- Organ Systems- The Excretory System http://static.howstuffworks.com/gif/define-kidneys-and-urinary-system-1.jpg
- Organisms- They have to be multi-cellular organisms http://www.peteducation.com/images/articles/Female-Urinary-System.gif
- The kidney, the main excretory organ, maintains homeostasis by maintaining the water balance of our bodies.
- If the homeostasis is off balance the kidneys can slowly fail.
- Bladder infection, kidney stones, & urethritis are some infections
- It works with the Circulatory system and the Endocrine system.
- It also works with the Digestive system. http://img.webmd.com/dtmcms/live/webmd/consumer_assets/site_images/articles/health_and_medical_reference/digestive_disorders/yourdigestivesystem_DigestiveSystem.jpg https://johnny625.files.wordpress.com/2013/02/circulatory_system.gif