describe the structure & functioning of nephrons? (5 marks)

Asked by  | 6th Jun, 2008, 10:51: PM

Expert Answer:

Nephrons are the structural and functional units of kidney. Each nephron is a long, tubular, coiled structure made up of Malpighian body, Proximal convoluted tubule, Loop of Henle, Distal convoluted tubule and collecting duct.

The nephron are involved in the formation of urine.

For further details, refer to article 6.5.1 of NCERT.

Answered by  | 11th Jun, 2008, 10:36: AM

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