Homeostasis

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What is homeostasis
Maintaining a constant internal environment
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What levels does homeostasis control
Ion content, water content, sugar contant, temperature
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How is ion content controlled
Some are lost in sweat and the kidneys remove the excess to release in urine
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How is water content controlled
lost in sweat, breath and urine
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Where is temperature controlled
The Thermoregulatory System in the Brain
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Why is the optimum temperature of 37 degrees
Enzymes work best at this temperature
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How does sugar enter the blood
From the production of Carbohydrates
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What levels does homeostasis control

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Ion content, water content, sugar contant, temperature

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How is ion content controlled

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How is water content controlled

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Where is temperature controlled

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