Excretory System

Excretory System

The Digestive and Excretory Systems

The Excretory System removes waste that collects in the body during metabolism. Metabolism is when the body takes in air, food and liquid. The body uses most of these things to grow and make energy, but the body can’t use all of it. The leftovers are called waste. These waste products can be toxic if they are not eliminated. Major organs of the excretory system include the kidneys, liver, bladder, lungs and large intestine. Yes, even the lungs – when you exhale, the lungs eliminate gases your body can’t use.

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44 Responses »

  1. I’m trying to find out how the Excretory System works with other body system BTW you can call me Lilly

  2. Its not really for your enjoyment -_- its science. not all people like it.

  3. well i kinda need help with this thing for science class can someone help me do this ??

  4. The excretory system IS kind of gross..but interesting! And right – you never want to give out personal information on the internet.

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