The Urinary System

The Urinary System

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Beginning with an exploration of the components of the urinary system, this volume of the Encyclopedia of the Human Body discusses the role and function of each part of the urinary system and how they work together to remove waste from the body. Watson also explores how the urinary system maintains chemical balance and hydration in the body. The history of research related to the urinary system is presented and the future of research in this field is considered. Current controversies and dilemmas of scientists performing this research are explored. Symptoms and treatments of urinary system diseases and disorders are explored, including kidney cancer, gout, urinary tract infections, incontinence, prostate cancer and dialysis. This reference concludes with information about maintaining a healthy urinary system, a comprehensive glossary, and resources for further information including Web sites and contact information for medical organizations and support groups.
Examines the role and function of the urinary system, including the kidneys, bladder, and prostate.

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On structure, function, aging, and morbidity & treatment of the urinry system. This is one of the ten-volume set Human Body Systems under the editorship of Michael Windelspecht, aimed at secondary school and public libraries and the undergraduate collections of comprehensive college libraries. The volumes deal with history, anatomy, physiology, medicine in a largely jargon free text organized topically and followed by acronyms, glossary, organizations & web sites; a decent bibliography; and a modest index. Pricing is reduced for set buyers. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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Examines the role and function of the urinary system, including the kidneys, bladder and prostate.

Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2004
ISBN: 9780313324024
Characteristics: xvi, 207 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm

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