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Uric acid is the chief nitrogenous component of the excretory products of


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Man
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B
Earthworm
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C
Cockroach
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D
Frog
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The correct option is D Cockroach
Animals that excrete a major portion of nitrogenous waste in the form of semi-solid or solid uric acid, are called uricotelic animals (e.g., birds, lizards, snakes, terrestrial insects, snails.) In these animals ammonia is converted into less toxic, relatively insoluble uric acid, which can be excreted with a relatively small amount of water. 

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