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Distinguish between uricotelism and ureotelism.

 

Asked by Topperlearning User 15th June 2016, 10:33 AM
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Answer:

Uricotelism

 

 

Ureotelism

 

 

  1. Waste products are excreted in the form of uric acid.

     

  1. Waste products are excreted in the form of urea.

     

  1. Elimination of uric acid requires less amount of water.

     

  1. Elimination of uric acid requires moderate amount of water.

     

  1. It is the least toxic substance.

     

  1. It is a moderately toxic substance.

     

  1. Reptiles, birds, insects and land snails exhibit uricotelism.

     

  1. Marine fish, mammals and terrestrial amphibians exhibit ureotelism.

     

 

 

Answered by Expert 15th June 2016, 12:33 PM
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