Homeostasis (A2)

Role of Hormones in Osmoregulation

Role of Hormones in Osmoregulation Osmoregulation is the maintenance of water potentials within the blood. The amount of water potential ...
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Regulation of Body Temperature

Mechanisms for Heat loss Evaporation of water (i.e. sweating) Loss of heat to the environment Through conduction (e.g. from the ...
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Kidneys

Nephron Structure Long tubules along with bundles of capillaries where the blood is filtered are through the nephrons one million ...
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Introduction

“The maintenances of a constant internal environment” The internal environment is made up of tissue fluid Maintaining the features of ...
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Diabetes

Type 1 Type 2 Immune system attacks the β-cells in the islet of Langerhans Glycoprotein receptors on body cells lose ...
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Control of Blood Glucose Concentrations

Normal Blood glucose concentration: 90 mg/100cm-3 Monitored by the pancreas Increases due to consumption of carbohydrates Decreases due to exercise ...
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