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The Oxford Companion to the Body

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Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Science and technology, Life Sciences
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661 words

is the transfer of substances out of a living organism into its environment. At its simplest, for single-cell forms of ...

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World Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
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53 words

Elimination of materials from the body that have been involved in metabolism. In mammals, these wastes excrete mainly as ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2007

The elimination of metabolic wastes (including carbon dioxide and urea) from the body. ...

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