Biology - Homeostasis

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  • Created on: 02-01-14 12:50

Homeostasis

Controlling levels in the body. 

TWIG 

  • temperature 
  • water 
  • ions
  • glucose  

Temperature

  • Thermoregulation 

Altered by:

  • exercise 
  • fever
  • external temperature

Increases by:

  • less sweat - decrease evaporation 
  • vasoconstriction
  • hairs stand up
  • shivering 

Decreases by:

  • sweating - increase evaporation 
  • vasodilation
  • hairs…

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