Homeostasis _ Control Systems

Homeostasis _ Control Systems - BMED 3100 Homeostasis:...

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Unformatted text preview: BMED 3100 Homeostasis: Learning Objectives To understand: • Cannon’s postulates • The components of physiologic control loops – The patterns involved with response and feedback loops – How to construct and analyze control loops • Integration of systems in maintaining homeostasis – Complex control systems – The similarities and differences in nervous, neuroendocrine, and endocrine reflexes • How disruption of homeostasis leads to pathology • Examples of homeostasis BMED 3100 HOMEOSTASIS: a dynamic steady state , representing the net effect of all turnover reactions; the maintenance of relatively constant conditions within the body’s internal environment BMED 3100 Give examples of failed compensation….. Give examples of successful compensation….. What are some external changes that affect homeostasis? What are some internal changes that affect homeostasis? Homeostasis Homeostasis is the maintenance of relatively constant conditions within the body's internal environment; a dynamic steady state, representing the net effect of all turnover reactions. BMED 3100...
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This note was uploaded on 01/12/2012 for the course BMED 3110 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Georgia Tech.

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Homeostasis _ Control Systems - BMED 3100 Homeostasis:...

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