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    Nitrogen excretion rate and oxygen consumption and temperature

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    Is it fair (correct) to state that environmental temperature exerts more significant effects on oxygen consumption and ammonia excretion in poikilotherms than endotherm animals? Why?

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    The topic in question is not about fairness but of the different environmental conditions that lead to various mechanisms in metabolism. While the ectotherms keep their body warm mainly by absorbing heat from their surroundings, the endotherms maintain consistent internal body temperature derived from their own metabolism. All ...

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    The expert examines nitrogen excretion rate and oxygen consumptions and temperature. The ammonia excretion in poikilotherms than endotherm animals are analyzed.

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