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Cellular functions:

1. Transportation
2. Ingestion
3. secretion
4. Respiration
5. Communication
6. Reproduction

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Maintenance of a relatively stable internal environment

Homeostasis

3

What is included in homeostasis?

📍temperature
📍blood pressure
📍blood pH, glucose, electrolytes
📍O2
📍and many other factors

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There are a lot of physical stressor that can make cell out of homeostasis:

▫️infection
▫️ physical agents
▫️radiation
▫️chemicals
▫️nutritional
▫️ischemia / infarction
▫️immune reaction
▫️genetic and metabolic