What Is the Third Kidney?

Answer

The term third kidney is used to refer to the ability of a person's body to get rid of toxic waste from his/her body, up to 0.45 kg a day through the skin. Therefore, the skin acts as the third kidney and excretes toxic waste through perspiration and dead skin.
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