Homeostasis and Kidney function

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Homeostasis
Maintenance of a relatively constant internal environment
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set point
desired level or norm at which the system operates
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receptor
detects deviation from set point and sends instructions to coordinator
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coordinator
communicates with one or more effectors to carry out corrective procedures
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Kidney functions
remove nitrogenous metabolic waste from body and osmoregulation
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selective reabsorption
process by which useful products such as glucose and salts are reabsorbed back into the blood as the filtrate flows along the nephron
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metabolic water
water produced from the oxidation of food reserves
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desired level or norm at which the system operates

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detects deviation from set point and sends instructions to coordinator

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communicates with one or more effectors to carry out corrective procedures

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remove nitrogenous metabolic waste from body and osmoregulation

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