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There are 2 glossary search results for:   excretion




Definition:
Excretion refers to the elimination of waste substances from the body. The kidneys and lungs are mainly responsible for excreting metabolites and waste products.

See also:
Secretion



Definition:
Excretion of glucose in urine. This is indicative of an abnormal condition such as hyperglycemia caused by diabetes mellitus.









Posted: Sunday, March 31, 2013
Last updated: Friday, August 28, 2015