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Studies found that a derivative excreted by juiced cattle reduces minnows' fertility, transforms female zebrafish into males, and induces other masculinizing effects.
After exposure, tattoo pigment breaks up into small pieces, which can then be naturally metabolized by the body or excreted.
That’s because a dairy cow typically excretes 25 liters of nitrogen-rich urine per day, according to industry body Dairy New Zealand.
The oils envelop the lice, preventing them from excreting water.
Good cholesterol (high-density lipoprotein, or HDL) carries surplus cholesterol back to your liver so that it can be excreted.
Chronic kidney disease damages the organs over time, rendering the body unable to eliminate wastes from the blood and excrete them through urine.
However, on land, bacteria are excreted in feces, and may be left alone for long periods to dry out and die, the researchers said.
In a water environment, bacteria living in the guts of animals are excreted into the ocean, sink to the seafloor and are consumed by sea scavengers that are later eaten by other fish.
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EXCRETE Defined for English Language Learners
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: to pass (waste matter) from the body or from an organ in the body
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