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Physiology Terms - o Above 41 degrees C - dangerous o Above...

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Physiology Terms Physiology – science of the normal function and phenomena of living things KIDNEYS –EXTERNAL SYTEM DIGESTIVE SYSTEM - EXTERNAL CIRCULATORY SYSTEM – INTERNAL RESPIRATORY SYSTEM – EXTERNAL Apical – always towards the lumen, apex Basal – always away from the lumen, sits on the basement membrane Lumen – opening where things go through (gas, liquids, particles) Homeostasis – process of maintaining stable internal environment compatible for life Set point – desired level of regulated variable Sensors – detect level and provide input to integrating center Integrating center – compares set point to actual level Error signal – difference between actual level and set point Hypothermia – decrease in body temperature Hyperthermia – increase in body temperature; injury to the pituitary gland
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Unformatted text preview: o Above 41 degrees C - dangerous o Above 43 degrees C deadly Pryogens white blood cells secrete this chemical; raises the body temperature which prevents bacteria from dividing rapidly which stimulates the immune system THREE TYPES OF DIABETES: o Diabetes Mellitus produces copious sweet urine IDDM insulin dependent diabetes mellitus; requires daily insulin because of the destruction of Beta cells (make insulin) NIDDM non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus; adult onset or obesity; target cells do not respond to insulin o Gestational diabetes pregnancy hormones induce insulin resistance o Diabetes insipidus copious urine & excessive thirst; due to ADH deficiency/pituitary tumor (rare) Triglycerides glycerol + 3 Fatty acids LOOK @ 2.15...
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This note was uploaded on 05/12/2011 for the course BIOL 2160 taught by Professor Kt during the Fall '08 term at LSU.

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