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nitrogenous waste

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The natural removal of metabolic waste products, water, mineral salts, and carbon dioxide from the body. It occurs through the kidneys, lungs, and sweat glands.
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Any product of metabolism that is not required for further metabolic processes and is therefore excreted from the body. Common products include nitrogenous wastes (such as urea and ammonia), carbon ...

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