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Body works best at a temperature of ___°C
Body works best with a blood glucose level of__% blood glucose level
Body works best with a blood pH of ___
Word for area inside the cortex of an organ
The process by which a constant internal environment is mantained despite changes by the external environment
Special sensors located in the organs that sense when the organ is functioning out of it's normal limits
Chemicals released by cells . They affect cells in other parts of the body. In Greek this word means to excite or set into motion
A message is sent from the cordinating cente to the _________ which than works to get the organ back into the normal limits
The matinance of body temperature with in a range that enables cells to function effiecently
Organ that controls how much water is lost through urine
One of the waste products of breaking down protein
Arteries that branch from the aorta and bring blood to the kidneys
A tube that carries urine from the bladder to the exterior of the body
The movement of fluid from the blood into the bowman's capsule
The movement of waist from the blood back into the nephron
Outer layer of an organ
When we lose water are blood pressure________
The functional unit of the kidney. There are about one million of these located inside the kidney
What percent of the body's blood can the kidney hold at anytime?
Name for nerve cells located in the hypothalamus that detect changes in osmotic pressure
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The shrinking of cells n the hypothalamus initiates this sensation
Approxamatally ___% of water is reabsorbed in the proximal tubule automatically
What carries hormones to various organs in the body?
A small sack like structure conected to the hypothalamus
This produces ezymes for digestion and hormones
Hormone that is released when blood sugar levels are low (ex. haven't eaten in a while)
In the liver ________ is stored as glycogen
A disease caused when the body cannot produce any insulin, enough insulin or is unable to uses the insulin that it makes
What gland is located just above each kidney and plays an important role in the body's response to stress
Metabolism is controlled by this two-lobed gland located at the base of the neck
Hormone that controls metabolism by increasing the rate at which glucose is oxidized
Hormone that stimulates the production of sperm in the seminiferous tubules
A type of neuron that senses and relays information from the environment to the central nervous system for processing
Female normal have this many eggs mature each month
Female menstrual cycle takes an average of this many days
Division of the nervous system that acts as a coordinating center for incoming and outgoing information. Made up of the brain and spinal cord
Type of sensory neurons that are located on your skin and respond to warm and cold temperatures
A type of neuron that carries impulses from the central nervous system to the effector (muscles, organs, glands)
Computer aided imaging technique that produces 2-D and 3-D pictures of the brain
Carries sensory neuron messages from receptors to the brain. Connected to the brain through the foraman magnum

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