The blood to the right kidney comes through the right renal artery. It is positioned to the right side of the body related to rib 12. It has a bean like shape. The outer part of the kidney is associated with liver, right suprarenal gland right colic flexure of the large intestine and descending part of duodenum.
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The primary function of this kidney is cleaning of blood. It receives the blood from the left renal artery. It is placed on the left side of the human body and is next to the rib 11 and 12. Its exterior is located to left suprarenal gland, pancreas, spleen and stomach as well as the left colic flexure of the large intestine.
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