The kidney and urinary systems help the body to eliminate liquid waste called urea and to keep chemicals, such as potassium and sodium, and water in balance. Urea is carried in the bloodstream to the kidneys, where it is removed along with water and other wastes in the form of urine. The excretory system is the system of an organism’s body that performs the function of excretion, the bodily process of discharging wastes. The Excretory system is responsible for the elimination of wastes produced by homeostasis. The excretory system is very important to your body and only has a few parts. In a similar way to removing solid waste from your body.
Functions of the excretory system:
- Collect water and filter body fluids
- Remove and concentrate water products from body fluids and return other substance.
- Eliminate excretory products from the body.