A nephron, otherwise know as the uriniferous tubule, is the basic structural and functional unit of our kidneys. It’s structure consists of a twisted tubule which is shut in one end yet open at another, with various associated blood vessels. The main function of a nephron is to filter blood, reabsorbing what is needed and eliminating the unnecessary as urine.
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