Pattern: Excretion in Animals
Description: Animals require to remove the waste products formed in their body during different life processes. These are majorly nitrogenous wastes like ammonia, urea and uric acid.
- The process of excreting ammonia is ammonotelism.
- The process of excreting urea is ureotelism.
- The process of excreting uric acid is uricotelism.
Different excretory organs are found across the Animal Kingdom. For example, simple excretory organs like flame cells in Platyhelminthes to complex structures like kidneys in mammals.
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