what is urine?its composition,its nature whether acidic or basic,colour?why is it sometimes yellow in colo?ur

Asked by mrinalchatterjee | 30th Sep, 2010, 03:26: PM

Expert Answer:

Dear student,
Urine is the waste product secreted by the kidneys that in mammals is a yellow to amber-colored, slightly acid fluid discharged from the body through the urethra.
The urine that exits the kidney consists of water, urea, inorganic salts, uric acid, creatinine, ammonia, organic acids, and broken-down blood pigments, including urochrome, which makes urine yellow, plus any unusual substances not reabsorbed into the blood.
Urine is slightly acidic.
It usually has a faint yellow color due to a urochrome pigment, but the color varies depending upon the degree of concentration, and the ingestion of certain foods or cathartics.
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Answered by  | 30th Sep, 2010, 05:52: PM

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