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Unformatted text preview: Running head: Chapter 1 1 Week 1 Written Assignment: Chapter 1 Jeremy Doncouse Mountain State University Running head: Chapter 1 2 Chapter 1: Human Body Orientation 1. Explain the principle of Complementarity. Anatomy and physiology are inseparable because function follows structure. This is known as the principle of complementarity. Our eyes function because of their structure. Because our eyes have specialized cells which distinguish between light and dark and color, our optic nerves send those signals back to the brain which deciphers the information. Were our eyes structured differently, say like a dogs eyes, we would see in black and white instead of in color. Homeostasis 1. Define homeostasis and explain its significance. Homeostasis is controlled via the bodys communication center which involves three components: the receptor (a sensor which monitors the environment and responds to stimuli), the control center (which determines the level or range the stimuli is to be maintained), and the effector (which...
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