The Urinary System - For more information


Silverstein, Alvin, Virginia Silverstein, and Robert Silverstein. The Urinary System. New York: Twenty-First Century Books, 1994.

WWW Sites

Cyber Anatomy: Excretory System
Geared for students in grades 6 through 12, site provides a broad discussion of the urinary system. Also includes a diagram of the system with the major parts identified.

Excretory System
Site presents a detailed chapter (with extensive images) on the excretory (urinary) system from the On-Line Biology textbook.

Nephron Information Center
Site provides information about the kidneys and links for further information.

The Urinary System
Site provides a diagram of the urinary system and links that give information on the four main parts of the system, including larger diagrams of each organ.

What Kids Need to Know About Kidneys
Site presents information explaining how kidneys clean wastes out of the body and how they maintain a balance of fluids and minerals in the body.

Your Urinary System and How It Works
The site, a service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (part of the National Institutes of Health), provides information on how the urinary system works, what can cause problems with the system, and what are some disorders of the system, among other items.

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