Biology Homeostasis Keywords B1T2

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Thermoregulation
The regulation of temperature
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Sweat
Your body's way of cooling yourself down
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Enzymes
Your body's catalyst
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Temperature
How hot or cold something is
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Denature
Enzymes not working
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Panting
Releases heat into the air around you
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Hyperthermia
When the body temperature goes above 40'C
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Hypothermia
When you get too cold (below 35'C) and body starts to shut down
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Negative Feedback
Tells your body what to do. An example is sweat.
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Homeostasis
The body's maintenance of it's internal environment within certain parametres.
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Vasolidation
Blood vessels dilate and sends blood to skin, hair lies down and sweat glands open (hot)
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Vasconstriction
Blood vessels constrict and sends blood to the core, sweat glands close, body hair stands up, goosebumps (cold)
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Your body's way of cooling yourself down

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Sweat

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Your body's catalyst

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How hot or cold something is

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Enzymes not working

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