Pathophysiology

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Pathophysiology
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  1. Pathophysiology
    functional changes in the body as a reasult from disease, uses knowledge of basic anatomy and physiology
  2. Disease
    deviation from the normal state of homeostasis
  3. Health
    World health organization, physical, mental, and social well being
  4. Homeostasis
    maintaining a relatively stable internal environment in an everchanging world, a conditon of equilibrium, whole body contributes to maintain the internal environment within normal limits
  5. Negative feedback
    • the output shuts off the origninal stimulus
    • Ex. regulation of blood glucose levels
  6. Positive Feedback
    • the output enhances or exxagerates the original stimulus
    • Ex. regulation of blood clotting

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