How would the excretory and osmoregulatory systems be for a flying human?


closed as primarily opinion-based by Gryphon, StephenG, F1Krazy, Hoyle's ghost, Dubukay Mar 21 at 20:36

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    $\begingroup$ Why do you think it would be different / care to take a guess? $\endgroup$ – Raditz_35 Mar 21 at 17:51
  • $\begingroup$ How? Gross, I'm afraid. $\endgroup$ – Alexander Mar 21 at 18:21
  • $\begingroup$ No context to suggest they wouldn't just ring up and order pizza and apart from the minor detail of getting the wings out of the way when you crap, there's no issue you tell us about - and you tell us nothing - to suggest any difference at all. $\endgroup$ – StephenG Mar 21 at 18:34
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    $\begingroup$ I can't see any particular reason for an osmoregulatory change, unless the body loses more water through sweating because of increased wind, which should be handled by changes in the skin's sweat glands or of the thermoregulatory systems. Excretory systems would only change if you assume a need to excrete while still in the air, in which case a reconfiguration of the excretory ports would be expected, which would also be a change in the gluteal structure. A combination of the urinary tract outflow with the bowel would seem likely. $\endgroup$ – Laughing Vergil Mar 21 at 20:08
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    $\begingroup$ @a4android I agree - I closed it under “unclear what you’re asking” because I think it needs more details about the flying humans and what we should expect their physiological differences to be. It could use some fleshing out and context in general, too. $\endgroup$ – Dubukay Mar 22 at 0:16