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Keywords: Water uptake
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (21): 3473–3479.
Published: 01 November 2016
... absorption from moist sand, and we evaluate here the potential of these various sources for water uptake by M. horridus . The water volume required to fill the skin capillary system is 3.19% of body mass. Thorny devils standing in water can fill their capillary system and then drink from this water, at...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (3): 401–412.
Published: 01 February 2009
... homeostasis reabsorption water uptake Renal mechanisms controlling ionic and fluid homeostasis in insects make use of the functional unit of the Malpighian tubules (MTs) and the hindgut. Excretion begins by primary urine formation from osmotically obliged water via ion and solute secretion into...