Download Blank Kidney Nephron Diagram Background. Kidney nephrons are the functional units of the kidneys. There is also the frontal sections of the right kidney.
Please click on the diagram(s) to view larger version. Year 11 pupils investigate the kidney. The nephron's primary function is to filter blood, but as you can see from the diagram, this is not a simple process.
Ans = nephron, functional unit of the kidney, the structure that actually produces urine in the process of removing waste and excess substances from the blood.
Make sure you can label the diagram showing the relative positions of the kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra. Showing top 8 worksheets in the category nephron. Nephrons filter blood and then reabsorb useful materials from the filtrate before eliminating the remainder as urine. This diagram is a very simple representation of a kidney nephron.