Ch 2 3305 - Chapter 2 Control of the Internal Environment...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–10. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Control of the Internal Environment Chapter 2
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Homeostasis: Dynamic Constancy Homeostasis – Maintenance of a relatively constant or unchanging “normal” internal environment
Background image of page 2
Homeostasis: Dynamic Constancy Steady state – Fairly constant internal environment, but not necessarily “normal” – Balance achieved between demands placed on body and the response to those demands
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Changes in Body Core Temperature During Exercise
Background image of page 4
Regulation of Room Temperature: a Non-Biological Control System
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Biological Control Systems Series of interconnected components that serve to maintain a physical or chemical parameter near normal Receptor – Capable of detecting changes Integrating center – Assesses input and initiates response Effector – Initiates changes to correct internal environment
Background image of page 6
Components of a Biological Control System
Background image of page 7

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 8
Example of Homeostatic Control: Regulation of Blood Pressure Stimulus – Increased blood pressure Receptors – Baroreceptors in carotid arteries and aorta
Background image of page 9

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 10
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 09/05/2011 for the course ESS 3305 taught by Professor Gonzales during the Fall '10 term at Texas Tech.

Page1 / 16

Ch 2 3305 - Chapter 2 Control of the Internal Environment...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 10. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online