Homestatis

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What is Homeostasis?
The conditions inside the body must be controlled within narrow limits.
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What Does Homeostasis include?
Water content, body temperature, ion content and Blood glucose concentration.
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What is The thermoregulatory centre?
is the part of the brain that monitors and controls body temperature.
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What does the pancreas regulate? What does it Produce?
Blood glucose concentration, it produces insulin which is a hormone which reduces the blood glucose concentration
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What are 'waste products'?
Waste products must be removed from the body. If they are not, they will increase in concentration and may interfere with chemical reactions or damage cells. Waste products that must be removed include carbon dioxide and urea.
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What Does Homeostasis include?

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Water content, body temperature, ion content and Blood glucose concentration.

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What is The thermoregulatory centre?

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What does the pancreas regulate? What does it Produce?

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What are 'waste products'?

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