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1)Define peripheral nervous system?

2)Name the respiratory waste products and nitrogenous waste productsexcreted by animals?


The peripheral nervous system (PNS) is the part of the nervous system that consists of the nerves and ganglia on the outside of the brain and spinal cord.

respiratory waste product= carbon dioxide
Urea, a nitrogenous waste material, is the end product excreted in urine when ammonia is metabolized by animals, such as mammals.


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1) Peripheral nervous system: The portion of the nervous system that is outside the brain and spinal cord. Abbreviated PNS. The nerves in the PNS connect the central nervous system (CNS) to sensory organs, such as the eye and ear, and to other organs of the body, muscles, blood vessels, and glands. The peripheral nerves include the 12 cranial nerves, the spinal nerves and roots, and the autonomic nerves. The autonomic nerves are concerned with automatic functions of the body, specifically with the regulation of the heart muscle, the tiny muscles that line the walls of blood vessels, and glands.

2) The respiratory waste products excreted by animals are carbon dioxide,with the help of lungs in getting rid of formed as a result of cellular respiration, through exhalation.Nitrogenos waste products like ammonia, urea, uric acid, etc.

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