Homework Help

What are the main organs involved in human excretion?List them please.

user profile pic

sfstudent | Student, Grade 9 | (Level 2) Honors

Posted September 19, 2009 at 11:37 AM via web

dislike 1 like

What are the main organs involved in human excretion?

List them please.

1 Answer | Add Yours

user profile pic

krishna-agrawala | College Teacher | (Level 3) Valedictorian

Posted September 19, 2009 at 12:21 PM (Answer #1)

dislike 3 like

Human excretion is the process of removing excess water, waste material and harmful substances fro human body. The organs involved in human excretion are listed below.

  1. Skin: It removes excess water,salt ans some other substances from the body. It also removes excess heat from the body.
  2. Lungs: These remove carbon dioxide and some moisture from the body.
  3. Kidneys: It removes many different waste material and harmful substances. Main of these are urea and salt.
  4. Lower intestinal tract: It gets rid of waste products of digestion.

Join to answer this question

Join a community of thousands of dedicated teachers and students.

Join eNotes