The ability of the kidneys to filter, reabsorb and secrete water, waste molecules and electrolytes determines the composition of both the body's extracellular fluid
and the urinary filtrate.
Syringomyelia is understood as a state of chronic interstitial edema of the spinal cord due to accumulation of extracellular fluid
Sodium is the main component of the body's extracellular fluids
, and it helps carry nutrients into the cells.
This crystal-induced arthropathy is characterized by deposition of monosodium urate crystals in joints and tissues from supersaturated extracellular fluids
More than 50% of the nerve is, in fact, connective tissue containing collagen, elastic fibers, and extracellular fluids
Bivalve mollusks and other invertebrates that live near shore also weather frigid temperatures and are able to survive the presence of ice in their extracellular fluids