A child has a health condition that affects his or her kidney or another part of the urinary system, you may wish to find out more about these parts of the body.
This leaflet gives a brief overview of the kidneys, kidney function and the urinary tract.
This is about the urinary system anatomy using interactive pictures supported by thorough descriptions of its function in the human body.
The kidney and urinary system are shown on the graph connected.
kidneys, each about the size of a child's fist, perform several functions essential to health. Their most important role is to filter blood and produce urine.
The urinary system produces, stores and releases urine, fluid waste excreted by the kidneys.