Flashcards in Homeostasis Deck (12):
Name the body fluid compartments
Pushes water out of a vessel due to the pressure of the heart pumping
Pulls water into a vessel due to proteins within the vessel
How much of the body is intracellular fluid?
How much of the body is extracellular fluid?
Proportions of interstitial fluid and plasma within extracellular fluid
Types of capillary
What are STARLING'S FORCES?
Hydrostatic pressure within the capillary (Pc)
Hydrostatic pressure within surrounding tissue (Pi)
Oncotic pressure from plasma proteins
Oncotic pressure from proteins in the interstitial fluid
What is OSMOLARITY?
The measure of the osmotic pressure across a semi permeable membrane
What is TONICITY?
Measure of osmotic pressure that a substance exerts across a semipermeable membrane in comparison to blood plasma
Components of ORT
Disodium hydrogen citrate