Chapter 40 - What are the components of a feedback system...

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Chapter 40: Intro to Animal Structure and Function Here is a list of terms that jumped out to me that you should know. This is NOT a  complete set of terms to know but a list I have formed from lecture to help you pick out  the BIG words. Some may be a replicate from Dr. Zhao’s lecture.   Define: Epithelial tissue Connective tissue Muscle tissue Nervouse tissue Homeostasis Positive feedback Negative feedback Metabolic rate Adipose tissue http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adipose_tissue Ligaments Cartilage Bone Tendons What is the basic structural and functional unit of organisms? What are the four types of tissue what are there features and give examples of each? What are the basic structural and functional units of the animal body (smallest to larges)? What are some types of glands in the epithelium? Who has the higher metabolic rate mouse or an elephant? Why?
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Unformatted text preview: What are the components of a feedback system (3)? http://pespmc1.vub.ac.be/FEEDBACK.html Is this an example of positive feedback (response that causes a constant increase or decrease)or negative feedback (a response that causes a return to a set point)? 1) As a result of global warming there is melting of the polar caps. This is causing an increase in the amount of amount of dark soil exposed which is increasing the absorption of heat increasing the temperature even more. 2)ADH is a hormone produced by the pituitary gland. Its function is water regulation in our blood. The amount of water in the blood is supposed to be at a set level. If the water in our blood is low ADH is produced to increase the water level. If your body has an excess of water in your blood it is secreted as urine....
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2008 for the course BIO 52030 taught by Professor Zhao during the Fall '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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