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Almost all the aquatic animals excrete ammonia as the nitrogenous waste product. Which of the following statement is not in agreement with this situation?


A
Ammonia is easily soluble in water.
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B
Ammonia is released from the body in a gaseous state.
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C
Ammonia is highly toxic and needs to be eliminated as and when formed.
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D
The amino groups are converted to ammonia which is excreted.
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Solution

The correct option is B Ammonia is released from the body in a gaseous state.
Ammonia is the end product of protein metabolism. Ammonia diffuses through the cell membrane extremely fast because of its high water solubility and small molecular size. 

Biology

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