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What is kidney/renal failure ?

Kidney failure is the partial or total inability of kidneys to carry on excretory functions.

Symptoms :

(a) Kidney failure leads to uremia i.e. an excess of urea and other nitrogenous wastes in the blood.

(b) Salt-water imbalance.

Causes : Many factors can cause kidney failure. Among these prominent are

1. tubular injury

2. infection

3. bacterial toxins

4. glomerulonephritis.

5. fluid and electrolyte depletion

6. internal precipitation of calcium and urates

7. haemorrhage.

 

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Name three uricotelic animals.

The uricotelic animals are
1. Birds
2. Reptiles
3. Insects

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 What is uremia ?

Uremia is the accumulation of urea in the blood due to the malfunctioning of the kidneys. The urea accumulation is harmful and may lead to kidney failure. 

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What is the ultimate method for the correction of acute renal failure?

Kidney transplant.
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What is Bowman's capsule?

The double walled cup like structure present at the starting of the renal tubule is Bowman's capsule. It encloses the glomerulus capsule. 
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What is glomerulonephritis ?

Glomerulonephritis is the inflammation of glomeruli of the kidney. 
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