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excretion

 [ek-skre´shun]
1. the act, process, or function of excreting. Ordinarily, what is meant by excretion is defecation, the evacuation of feces. Technically, excretion can refer to the expulsion of any matter, whether from a single cell or from the entire body, or to the matter excreted.
2. waste material eliminated from the body, including feces, urine, and sweat. Mucus and carbon dioxide also can be considered excretions. The organs of excretion are the intestinal tract, kidneys, lungs, and skin. Called also excreta. adj., adj ex´cretory.

ex·cre·tion

(eks-krē'shŭn),
1. The process whereby the undigested residue of food and the waste products of metabolism are eliminated, material is removed to regulate the composition of body fluids and tissues, or substances are expelled to perform functions on an exterior surface.
2. The product of a tissue or organ that is material to be passed out of the body. Synonym(s): excreta Compare: secretion.
[see excrement]

excretion

/ex·cre·tion/ (eks-kre´shun)
1. the act, process, or function of excreting.
2. material that is excreted.ex´cretory

excretion

(ĭk-skrē′shən)
n.
1. The act or process of discharging waste matter from the blood, tissues, or organs.
2. The matter, such as urine or sweat, that is so excreted.

excretion

[ekskrē′shən]
the process of eliminating, shedding, or getting rid of substances by body organs or tissues, as part of a natural metabolic activity. Excretion usually begins at the cellular level, where water, carbon dioxide, and other waste products of cellular life are emptied into the capillaries. The epidermis excretes dead skin cells by shedding them daily.

excretion

The act or process of eliminating waste products from the body.

excretion

Therapeutics
1. The final elimination of a drug or other compound from the circulation–eg, via the kidneys in urine, biles into stool, saliva, sweat.
2. A product that has been eliminated.

ex·cre·tion

(eks-krē'shŭn)
1. The process whereby the undigested residue of food and the waste products of metabolism are eliminated; material is removed to regulate the composition of body fluids and tissues, or substances are expelled to perform functions on an exterior surface.
2. The product of a tissue or organ that is material to be passed out of the body.
Synonym(s): excreta.
See: excrement
Compare: secretion

excretion

Removal from the body of the waste products of metabolism.

excretion

any elimination from an organism of unwanted materials, for example, carbon dioxide and nitrogenous substances produced in METABOLISM. It is worth noting that excretory materials must be produced by the organism rather than just pass through it; thus faeces in mammals contain a mixture of excreta (e.g. bile pigments) and undigested gut contents. Compare SECRETION.

excretion

1. the act, process or function of excreting.
2. material that is excreted.
Ordinarily, what is meant by excretion is the evacuation of feces. Technically, excretion can refer to the expulsion of any matter, whether from a single cell or from the entire body, or to the matter excreted.

virus excretion

Patient discussion about excretion

Q. what is the best thing to do to eliminate or to let it be remove without surgery?I'm afraid but laser mayb ok If I can go for laser where can you suggest coz I'm jobless and can't afford to pay.Or is there some remedy that i can take to melt those stones inside my bladder then they can come out through my waste ?

A. Bladder stones, also called bladder calculi, often form when concentrated urine sits in your bladder. Bladder stones usually need to be removed. If the stone is small, your doctor may recommend that you drink an increased amount of water each day to help the stone pass. If the stone is large or doesn't pass on its own, your doctor may need to remove the stone. Bladder stones are usually removed during a procedure called a cystolitholapaxy. This is done by inserting a small tube with a camera at the end (cystoscope) through your urethra and into your bladder to view the stone. Your doctor uses a laser, ultrasound or mechanical device to break the stone into small pieces and then flushes the pieces from your bladder.
I am not familiar with the cost of such procedure.

Q. skins does excrete oil and keratin what exactly is the whitish cape up that you can squeeze out from underskin

A. It sounds like you refer to sebum, an oily substance secreted by (how surprising :) ) sebaceus glands attached to the hair root. It's important for the skin, although abnormal secretion of it may cause diseases such as acne.

You may read more here:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sebum#Sebum

Q. How much influence does diet pose when dealing with fibro? What actions have been found to reduce or eliminate

A. Of course, you may read more here:
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/fibromyalgia.html

And if you have any questions you may consult your doctor.

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The association between sodium intake and blood pressure was stronger in people who had an excretion of more than 5 g/day and in those who already had hypertension at baseline.
Better recognition of albumin excretion as a continuous risk factor might be achieved by developing graded risk categories based on different intervals of albumin excretion rates, as is currently done for assessing cardiovascular risk with measures of C-reactive protein.
It is apparent that N excretion values are lower when determined through balance compared with the calculated values.
Excretion rates of U-Cd, U-Alb, U-A1M, and U-Crea were calculated from urinary concentrations, volumes, and sampling times.
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the increase of the amount of concentrate from 30% to 45% cannot make significant differences in the excreted uric acid; whereas, the increase of concentrate from 15% to 45% causes significant difference in the amount of excretion uric acid in urine.
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Here I characterize the excretion behavior of adult female Misumena retained for extended periods under confined conditions and then provided with sites that allowed them to dispose of their excreta some distance away from their hunting sites.
In the TOPH follow-up analysis, there was a significant, linear relationship with cardiovascular risk from lowest to highest quartile of the sodium to potassium excretion ratio.
Conventional diuretic drugs, which are currently used to treat ascites, have the drawback that they promote the excretion of both salt and water, whereas M0002, because it is an electrolyte-sparing aquaretic causes much lower levels of salt excretion.