3 Ingestive study guide

3 Ingestive study guide - signals What is glucoprivation...

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What is homestasis? What are the characteristics of regulatory mechanisms? Why do we have satiety mechanisms along with correctional mechanisms of eating and drinking? What are hypertonic, hypotonic and isotonic fluids? What are the two types of thirst mechanisms? How are they effected? What kinds of thirst does thirst induce? How do osmoreceptors and atrial baroreceptors work? What is hypovolemia? How and where in the brain is volumetric thirst detected? Explain the absorption phase, the fasting phase and the two nutrient reservoirs? What are the effects of insulin and glucagon? What sources are used by the brain and other parts of the body for energy? Know what factors start a meal, signals from the stomach, environment and metabolic
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Unformatted text preview: signals What is glucoprivation and lipoprivation and how are these detected in the brain? What factors stop a meal, head factors, gastric factors, intestinal factors and liver factors What is the role of the hypothalamus in regulating hunger and satiety? what is short term satiety and long term satiety? What regions of the brain are involved in detecting hunger and satiety signals? what are the various eating disorders? what are the possible causes of obesity, anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa? What treatments are available for these eating disorders and how effective are they?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course PSB 3340 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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