Homeostasis

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  • Created on: 10-04-13 14:02

Homeostasis

Homeostasis is the process by which our bodies keep internal conditions stable and balanced

It controls:

  • Temperature
  • Water and salt ions
  • Waste products (CO2/Urea)
  • Sugar (glucose)

Body temperature must be carefully controlled. All enzymes work best as a certain temperature. In the human body, thats around 37 degrees.

If the body gets too hot:

  • The hairs on your skin lie flat
  • Sweat is

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