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    Urinary Tract

    Urinary tract in females and in males

    The kidneys and bladder work together to make urine and remove it from your body. The kidneys filter waste products and water from the blood to form urine. The urine moves from the kidneys through tubes called ureters to the bladder, which stores the urine until it is full. From the bladder, urine leaves the body through another thin tube, the urethra. After the bladder starts to empty, it normally empties all of the urine.

    By Healthwise Staff
    E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
    Tushar J. Vachharajani, MD, FASN, FACP - Nephrology
    Last Revised May 8, 2013

    Last Revised: May 8, 2013

    Author: Healthwise Staff

    Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Tushar J. Vachharajani, MD, FASN, FACP - Nephrology

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