Q. 3 D4.1( 14 Votes )
Structure of nephron is explained below:
•Bowman’s capsule: This is a double walled cup in which filtrate of the blood comes. It comprises of a bunch of capillaries which helps in the ultrafiltration process.
•Glomerulus: It is a bunch of capillaries present in the Bowman’s capsule. Through this capillaries blood is filtered as blood remains under pressure here and is filtered out in Bowman’s capsule.
•Proximal convoluted tubule: This is the narrow and coiled part of the tubule.
•Loop of Henle: This is a loop consisting of one thin limb known as ascending limb and one thick limb known as descending limb. In these tubular parts absorptions of necessary elements like water, certain ions and amino acids take place.
•Collecting duct: This is a duct in which various nephrons open and urine formed is collected into this duct and further is transferred to ureters.
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