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Term:
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
system process +     
circulatory system process +   
digestive system process +   
endocrine process +   
excretion +   
The elimination by an organism of the waste products that arise as a result of metabolic activity. These products include water, carbon dioxide (CO2), and nitrogenous compounds.
hepaticobiliary system process 
muscle system process +   
nervous system process +   
regulation of system process +   
renal system process +   
respiratory system process +   

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Xrefs: Wikipedia:Excretion
Definition Sources: ISBN:0192801023

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