Excretory System

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What is the excretory system?

The excretory system is the system of an organism's body that performs the function of excretion, the bodily process of discharging wastes.

Parts of Excretory System

There are several parts of the body that are involved in this process, such as sweat glands, the liver, the lungs and the kidney system.


The kidneys main job basically is cleaning up the blood in the body and all the waste in it. The blood has lots of waste in it because of the waste from the chemical nutrients. Another way waste happened in the blood is because if something has too much of a certain nutrients.

Sweat Glands

This is another parts of the body which main function is to help the excretory system to get rid of waste. The sweat glands help do this by secreting waste and other things through sweat, to get it outside the body. Another function of the sweat glands is to cool the body when it gets to hot, in a sense its multi purpose because it secretes waste, but while doing so it helps keep the cool and regulates the temperature.


Another organ that helps work with the excretory system is the lungs. This may come as surprise because the lungs are also in the circulatory system, but it also i her. The reason is simple, it is because of the Carbon Dioxide we create. The carbon dioxide is created when we breath, so in turn right after we breath we exhale getting rid of it because it is very poisonous.


Finally the last part of digestive system I am going to tell you about is the the rectum, this also is part of 2 systems because it is originally part of the digestive system, but also the excretory because ti basically takes all the waste from food and keeps it in a temporary storage until you can get rid of it. It stay until....

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