Excretion & Defecation

2.2  Excretion & Defecation
  • The human body produces a variety of wastes such as urine, sweat, feces, carbon dioxide, and water vapor that need to be eliminated from the body to prevent disease.
  • The process of removing waste products such urine, sweat, carbon dioxide and water vapor from the body is excretion.
  • The process of removing feces from the anus is defecation
Organs and their waste products

  • Food that is not digested during the digestive process will become feces
  • The process of getting rid of feces takes place through the anus & is called defecation