Homeostasis

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What is the definition for homeostasis?

-Remember to include:

  • Constant
  • Internal
  • (reference to the) Body
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Homeostasis

Answer:

Homeostasis is the how the body works to maintain a constant internal enviroment.

(remember to inculde the word constant!)

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Hyperthermia

The body absorbs heat, rising the bodys internal temperature to a value higher than 37 (approx.) degrees celcius.

This can lead to symptoms including:

Nausea

Headaches

Dehydration

What is the name of this 'rise in body temperature' ?

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Hyperthermia

 

Answer:

Hyperthermia

('Hyper-' in ancient greek refers to 'above'!)

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