Term Information [More information on excretion]

Accession
GO:0007588
Name
excretion
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
None
Definition
The elimination by an organism of the waste products that arise as a result of metabolic activity. These products include water, carbon dioxide (CO2), and nitrogenous compounds. Source: ISBN:0192801023
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0007588 at QuickGO
Subset
goslim_pir
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Ancestors of excretion (GO:0007588)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
excretion [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
excretion [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) multicellular organismal process (GO:0032501)
excretion [is_a relation] is_a  system process (GO:0003008)
Children of excretion (GO:0007588)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
defecation (GO:0030421) [is_a relation] is_a  excretion
micturition (GO:0060073) [is_a relation] is_a  excretion
regulation of excretion (GO:0044062) [regulates relation] regulates  excretion
renal phosphate excretion (GO:0044722) [is_a relation] is_a  excretion
renal potassium excretion (GO:0036359) [is_a relation] is_a  excretion
renal sodium excretion (GO:0035812) [is_a relation] is_a  excretion
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Excretion