Solved by a verified expert:Uniary System1. What are wastes, and how do the kidneys take part in their removal from the body?2. Which structures help protect and cushion the kidneys?3. What is the functional unit of the kidney? Describe its structure.4. How does blood pressure promote filtration of blood in the kidneys?5. What solutes are reabsorbed and secreted as fluid moves along the renal tubules?6. How do angiotensin II, aldosterone, and antidiuretic hor- mone regulate tubular reabsorption and secretion?7. What are the characteristics of normal urine?8. What forces help propel urine from the renal pelvis to the urinary bladder?9. What is micturition? How does the micturition reflex occur?10. How does the location of the urethra compare in males and females?