excretory organ


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excretory organ

An organ that is concerned with the excretion of waste products from the body.
See: excretion
See also: organ
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(1) the explicitness or graphic nature of the description or depiction of sexual or excretory organs or activities; (2) whether the material dwells on or repeats at length descriptions of sexual or excretory organs or activities; (3) whether the material appears to pander or is used to titillate, or whether the material appears to have been presented for its shock value.
For the second prong of the analysis, several factors are to be considered, including: "(1) the explicitness or graphic nature of the description or depiction of sexual or excretory organs or activities; (2) whether the material dwells on or repeats at length descriptions of sexual or excretory organs or activities; (3) whether the material appears to pander or is used to titillate, or whether the material appears to have been presented for its shock value." Id.
`In recent times even the top leaders of our government have used variants of these expletives in a manner that no reasonable person would believe referenced sexual or excretory organs or activities," the court said.
The FCC has found that, for material to be "indecent," it "must describe or depict sexual or excretory organs or activities," and "must be patently offensive as measured by contemporary community standards for the broadcast medium." The federal government's authority to regulate material that is "indecent" but not obscene was upheld by the Supreme Court in Federal Communications Commission v.
The agency does, of course, have authority over indecent content, but hate speech doesn't even come close to falling within the FCC's vague definition of what constitutes indecency--"language or material that, in context, depicts or describes, in terms patently offensive as measured by contemporary community broadcast standards for the broadcast medium, sexual or excretory organs or activities."
FCC case law defined indecency as "language or material, that, in context, depicts or describes, in terms patently offensive as measured by contemporary community standards for the broadcast medium, sexual or excretory organs or activities." Conservatives termed indecent the sordid halftime spectacle at the 2004 Super Bowl--Janet Jackson's exposure of her breast: the crotch-grabbing, suggestive gyrations of the performers; and the over-the-top sexually explicit lyrics.
Code defines indecency as "language or material that, in context, depicts or describes, in terms patently offensive as measured by contemporary community standards for the broadcast medium, sexual or excretory organs and activities." Such material is confined to airing after 10 p.m.--which, indeed, is a bit later in the evening than in other democratic nations, but not so much so as to represent a drastic divergence in policy.
The kidneys are one of the major filtering and excretory organs in the body.
The digestive and excretory organs are located in the abdomen.
The kidneys are one of the major filtering and excretory organs in the body where they eliminate waste products from the body and take back any useful ones.