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GO term:excretion
GO id:GO:0007588
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.
Number of paths to term: 1

is-adenotes an 'is-a' relationship
part-ofdenotes a 'part-of' relationship
regulatesdenotes a 'regulates' relationship
positively-regulatesdenotes a 'positively-regulates' relationship
negatively-regulatesdenotes a 'negatively-regulates' relationship

                is-amulticellular organismal process
                        is-asystem process
                                is-acirculatory system process +
                                is-adigestive system process +
                                is-aendocrine process +
                                is-aexcretion [GO:0007588] (54 genes, 69 annotations)
                                        is-adefecation +
                                        is-amicturition +
                                        regulatesregulation of excretion +
                                        is-arenal phosphate excretion +
                                        is-arenal potassium excretion
                                        is-arenal sodium excretion +
                                        is-aurate salt excretion
                                is-ahepaticobiliary system process
                                is-amuscle system process +
                                is-aneurological system process +
                                regulatesregulation of system process +
                                is-arenal system process +
                                is-arespiratory system process +

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