What is the renal system responsible for?

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The main function of the renal or urinary system is production of urine.

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The main functions of the urinary system and it's components are to

  1. Regulate blood volume and composition (e.g. sodium, potassium and calcium)
  2. Regulate blood pressure.
  3. Regulate pH homeostasis of the blood.
  4. Contributes to the production of red blood cells by the kidney.
  5. Helps synthesize calcitrol the (active form of Vitamin D).
  6. Stores waste product (mainly urea and uric acid) before it and other products are removed from the body.
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