- Urinary system
The urinary system (also called
excretory systemor the genitourinary system (GUS)) is the organ systemthat produces, stores, and eliminates urine. In humans it includes two kidneys, two ureters, the bladder, and the urethra. The analogous organ in invertebrates is the nephridium.
Major systems of the human body
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