biology - homeostasis

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  • Created on: 06-04-18 13:16
what is homeostasis?
Conditions in the body are controlled, to provide a constant internal environment. This is called homeostasis. The conditions that must be controlled include body temperature, water content, carbon dioxide level, and blood sugar level.
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why is it important to cool an ecstasy patient down?
to decrease their temperature as it increasing because ecstasy stops you from sweating.
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what should body temperature be?
37 degrees celsius
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how does spraying someone with water help maintain homeostasis?
it decreases their temperature as it removes the body heat by evaporation.
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how do we lose water throughout the day?
sweat, urine and moisture in breath
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what organ controls the body's water levels?
kidney's
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how does ecstasy affect your water levels?
it stops the kidney's from working so doesn't make urine wich makes your water level rise.
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why is it important to cool an ecstasy patient down?

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to decrease their temperature as it increasing because ecstasy stops you from sweating.

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what should body temperature be?

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