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Problem: A primary reason that the kidneys have one of the highest metabolic rates of all body organs is that ________. a. they have membranes of varying permeability to water b. they operate an extensive set of active-transport ion pumps c. they are the body's only means of shedding excess nutrients d. they have an abundance of myogenic smooth muscle

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A primary reason that the kidneys have one of the highest metabolic rates of all body organs is that ________.

a. they have membranes of varying permeability to water

b. they operate an extensive set of active-transport ion pumps

c. they are the body's only means of shedding excess nutrients

d. they have an abundance of myogenic smooth muscle

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