Zigya Logo

Chapter Chosen

Excretory Products and their Elimination

Book Chosen

Biology

Subject Chosen

Biology

Book Store

Download books and chapters from book store.
Currently only available for.
CBSE Gujarat Board Haryana Board

Previous Year Papers

Download the PDF Question Papers Free for off line practice and view the Solutions online.
Currently only available for.
Class 10 Class 12

Explain why :

(a) Skin functions as an accessory excretory organ.


The skin has sweat and sebaceous glands which excrere or eliminate certain substances along with their secretion. The sweat secreted by the  sweat glands contains salts, lactic acid, amino acid etc. Sebaceous glands secrete sebum to keep skin waterproof and hair greasy, but it contains some excretory products like waxes, sterols, fatty acids and some hydrocarbons.
198 Views

 What is uremia ?

Uremia is the accumulation of urea in the blood due to the malfunctioning of the kidneys. The urea accumulation is harmful and may lead to kidney failure. 

568 Views

Name three uricotelic animals.

The uricotelic animals are
1. Birds
2. Reptiles
3. Insects

901 Views

What is glomerulonephritis ?

Glomerulonephritis is the inflammation of glomeruli of the kidney. 
577 Views

What is Bowman's capsule?

The double walled cup like structure present at the starting of the renal tubule is Bowman's capsule. It encloses the glomerulus capsule. 
465 Views

What is the ultimate method for the correction of acute renal failure?

Kidney transplant.
687 Views