S5 CE Biology--Tissue fluid
Explain why tissue fluid will accumulate in the body if proteins can pass into
urine in the kidneys when the kidney is deficient.
- bean_bottom_2Lv 51 decade agoFavorite Answer
An increase level of proteins pass through the kidneys will result in a low level of albumin (a type of protein). One of the functions of albumin is to maintain the oncotic pressure in the vascular system. A low level of albumin will case fluids leak out to the surrounding space causing edema.
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