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Flashcards in U5P1&2 Deck (14)
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homeostasis

process by which organisms maintain a stable internal environment

2

which cellular process would be affected by a disease that attacks and destroys lung tissue

cellular respiration

3

function of large intestine

absorb water and produce feces

4

groups of muscles held together by

connective tissue

5

purpose of reflex arc

maintain homeostasis

6

digestive system

breaks down macromolecules to make energy

7

nervous system

releases nuerotransmitters to communicate between its own cells to illicit a change

8

circulatory system

responds to hormones to regulate body processes by either constricting or dilating to change blood flow to various organisms

9

skeletal system

regulates mineral homeostasis by breaking down bone to release minerals to blood as needed

10

respiratory system

maintains blood pH level

11

what will happen after a heart attack

blood will stop pumping and cells will not get oxygen and nutrients needed

12

why does pulse drop due to shock

vasoconstriction

13

negative feedback

slows or stops function

14

positive feedback

encourages function