The urinary organs form the excretory system of liquid waste. The urinary organs as a part of the excretory system serve the purpose of waste disposal for the body. The excretory system excretes toxins, excess water, and other solutes. In addition, the excretory system regulates blood pressure, metabolism, and blood composition and volume.
The urinary organs comprise of the kidneys, which secrete urine; the ureters or ducts, which convey urine to the urinary bladder, where it is retained for a while; and the urethra, through which it is discharged from the urinary bladder.
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