Sentence Examples


  • Certainly not all cases of renal dropsy show diminution in the excretion of chlorides.
  • During excretion they irritate the kidneys and the sweat-glands, and thereby increase the excretion of urine and of sweat.
  • This, like the excretion of the sundew and other insectivorous plants, contains a digestive ferment (or enzyme) which renders the nitrogenous substances of the body of the insect soluble, and capable of absorption by the leaf.
  • Salicylic acid and salicin (q.v.) share the properties common to the group of aromatic acids, which, as a group, are antiseptic without being toxic to man - a property practically unique; are unstable in the body; are antipyretic and analgesic; and diminish the excretion of urea by the kidneys.
  • Stomata are often absent, absorption and excretion of gases in solution being carried on through the epidermal layer.