Bio Vocab 2/15

digestive system
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excretionprocess by which metabolic wastes are eliminated from the bodydetoxifyremove toxic substances or qualities of the substancesureais a waste product of many living organisms and is the major organic component of human urine. Produced when the liver breaks down protein or amino acids, and ammonia.ammoniaa waste product of cells that is toxic to the human bodynephronfunctional unit of the kidneyurinemade by filtering wastes and extra water from your blood.urinary bladdermuscular sac that holds urine & releases it to the urethrautethratube by which urine is released from the bodykidneysan organ of excretion that separates wastes and excess water from the bloodglomeruluscluster of capillaries at the end of each nephron. The nephron filters the blood to collect waste products