Biomed Module

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EK3mustang
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168404
Filename:
Biomed Module
Updated:
2012-09-01 12:56:22
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Homeostasis component Function Positive negative feedback
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Homeostasis, component, Function, Positive, and negative feedback.
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  1. Homeostasis
      Component
        Function
        
    • Receptor
    •   Monitors controlled condition
    • Control Center
    •   Receives input and provides output
    • Effectors
    •   Bring about change in controlled condition.
  2. Positive FeedBack Characteristics
    • Strengthen or reinforce a change.
    • action continues until it is interrupted.
    • Reinforces conditions that do not happen very often.

    • EX.
    • Blood clotting
    • Childbirth
    • Severe blood loss
  3. Negative FeedBack Characteristics
    • Reverses a change in a controlled condition.
    • Action stops automatically when setpoint is reached.
    • Regulate conditions that remain fairly stable over long periods.

    • EX.
    • Body tempt
    • Blood glucose
    • Many others.

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