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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 24 13/03/2008 07:50:00 ← After this lecture you should be familiar with the basic physiology of how your body regulates water, electrolyte, and pH. ← How much table salt(NaCl) should be made from the sodium and chloride ions in a typical 50 kg person? ← 7 tablespoons ← ← Where is water found in my body? P. 933, fig. 24.2 ← Lean : total body water= 60% 220lbs ← Obese: total body water 30% 220lbs ← ← getting enough water: regulating thirst and urination ← ← p. 934, fig. 24.3 ← ← Thirst is the main way to regulate fluid intake ← Urine volume is the main way to alter fluid output* ← * this is usually linked to sodium reabsorption ← ← key disorders to know: ← Hypovolemia: unaltered osmolarity, fluids that are left behind do not change in osmolarity. ← Dehydration: increased ECF osmolarity, where body loses water, the salt in the water tend to be obtained....
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course BIO 112 taught by Professor Zdor during the Spring '08 term at Andrews University.
- Spring '08