GU ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY. a nd HISTORY & PHYSICAL EXAM. KIDNEYS. Two kidneys, purplish brown organs Located below the ribs toward the back Remove waste from the blood Keep a stable balance of salts and other substances Produce erythropoietin, aids in the formation of red blood cells.
HISTORY & PHYSICAL EXAM
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pronephros 3 weeks
mesonephros 5 weeks
metanephros 5 weeks
Nephrogenesis complete at 34 – 36 weeks