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The organ in the body most responsible for maintaining water and salt balance is the __________.?

The organ in the body most responsible for maintaining water and salt balance is the __________.
A. small intestine
B. pancreas
C. kidney
D. heart
E. pineal gland

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  1. What the kidneys do
    As the blood passes through the kidneys, all the small molecules are filtered out of the blood.
    This includes molecules of:
    * water
    * salt
    * glucose
    * urea (a waste product from the breakdown of proteins)
    The kidneys then reabsorb all of the glucose and as much water and salt as the body needs, putting them back into the blood. This leaves some water and salt, and all of the urea, which is now called urine. The urine passes from the kidneys to the bladder, where it is stored prior to being excreted from the body.T
    The kidneys do more than just control the body’s water balance.They also control:
    1. The level of salts in the blood.
    2. The excretion of urea and other metabolic waste.

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