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Other function performed by the kidneys apart from excretion is


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osmoregulation

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thermoregulation

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C

hormonal regulation

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D

synthesis of sperms

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Solution

The correct option is A

osmoregulation


Osmoregulation is the process which regulates the concentration and osmotic pressure of blood by regulating the water contents of blood plasma.Kindney excretes large amount of hypotonic urine when water intake is very high, while it excretes small amount of hypertonic urine when water is deficient and needs to be conserved.


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