- pertaining to or concerned in excretion; having the function of excreting: excretory organs.
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(d) The digestive glands have also been shown to be excretory (5, p. 270).The British Woodlice
Wilfred Mark Webb
It favors the excretory action of the skin, thus purifying it.Health, Happiness, and Longevity
Louis Philippe McCarty
One of the prominent openings admits the food and the water required in respiration, the other is the excretory aperture.
The excretory organs of the Vertebrata consist of three distinct glandular bodies and of their ducts.
The development of the Elasmobranch excretory system has been mainly studied by Semper and myself.
- Of, relating to, or used in excretion.