Excretory System

Function- releases waste

Parts- Adrenal gland, right kidney, ureter, urinary bladder, urethra, renal vein, left kidney, renal artery, vena cava, dorsal aorta, and urethral sphincter.

5 interesting facts- 1.Most people, on average, would breath about 6286920 times in their lifetime.

2.The average adult bladder can hold 16-24 ounces of urine.

3.An average person sheds from about 30000 to 40000 skin cells every minute.

4.The liver is rubbery to touch.

5.The human intestine is usually 27 feet long and 10 inches. (8.5 meters long)

The Excretory system helps maintain Homeostasis by getting rid of chemical waste and keeping your body from being poisoned. once the urine passes through your urethra, that's it, it's out of your body. Nephrologists treat kidney diseases while urologists treat problems with the urinary tract, including the kidneys, adrenal glands, ureters, bladder and urethra, according to the american urological association.