major roles of kidney other than excretion

Asked by ankitmadan | 5th Jun, 2008, 07:25: PM

Expert Answer:

i) Important in whole body homeostasis.

ii) Regulation of the pH of blood.

iii) Regulation of blood pressure

iv) Regulation of plasma volume

v) Secretes a variety of hormones, including erythropoietin, renin etc.

Answered by  | 6th Jun, 2008, 07:38: PM

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