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    Describe the general function of the urinary system and explain how the organ system contributes to physiological homeostasis of the organism?
    Select one representative organ in this system. Describe its structure and explain how the structure relates to the specific function of the organ. When describing the structure, include details about the types of cells in the organ as well as the types of tissues.
    Name a disease associated with this organ system and explain how it affects the system and human health.

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    Kidney plays an important role in maintaining the homeostasis of the body. It regulates the water content and also regulates the balance between Na and K. Kidney is the key in maintenance of the blood pressure.