Definition of Excretory organ

1. Noun. An organ that separates waste substances from the blood and discharges them.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Excretory Organ

excreters
excretes
excretin
excreting
excretion
excretions
excretive
excretories
excretorily
excretory
excretory duct
excretory duct of seminal vesicle
excretory ducts of lacrimal gland
excretory ductules of lacrimal gland
excretory gland
excretory organ (current term)
excretory product
excruciable
excruciate
excruciated
excruciates
excruciating
excruciatingly
excruciation
excruciations
excrudescence
excrudescences
excrutiate
excsc
excubant

Literary usage of Excretory organ

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Introduction to the Study of the Comparative Anatomy of Animals: A by Gilbert Charles Bourne, Arthur Bolles Lee (1902)
"rectum ; st, stomach ; ur, ureter or non- glandular part of the excretory organ ; F, ventricle of heart; J*T, opening of glandular part of excretory organ ..."

2. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1905)
"... appearing in 1846, the excretory organ is somewhat neglected, though his figures indicate its presence. Nordman in the same year described this organ in ..."

3. A Treatise on Comparative Embryology by Francis Maitland Balfour (1885)
"... possible by the fact that the anterior part of the mesonephros continued all the while to be unaffected and to remain as the main excretory organ during ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Among he Protozoa the excretory organ is a pulsatile ... (excretory organ) of a flatworm (from Hatschek).— A, part of the excretory apparatus of a tapeworm; ..."

5. Elements of Comparative Anatomy by Carl Gegenbaur (1878)
"If it be true that the excretory organ is derived from a looped canal, it is highly probable that the wall of this pericardial sinus is derived from a ..."

6. On Animal and Vegetable Parasites of the Human Body: A Manual of Their by Friedrich Küchenmeister (1857)
"excretory organ.—Under this denomination we combine, what particular authors have treated separately under the names of respiratory and circulatory systems ..."

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