The functional and structural unit of the kidneys is the ________.

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  • The functional and structural¬†unit of the kidneys is the Nephron.
  • Answer: Nephrons

    Explanation: The structural and functional unit of the kidney is known as nephrons. These are microscopic structures found in the kidneys.

    A healthy adult has 0.8 to 1.5 million nephrons in the kidney of a adult. Its main function is filtration of the blood.

    Blood is filtered and the impurities are collected to excrete out of the body in the form of urine.