Bio 220 - Chapter 1 Intro to Physio

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  1. Purpose of physiology
    maintain homeostasis
  2. physiology covers what levels of life?
    • chemistry
    • molecular biology
    • cell biology
    • physiology
    • ecology
  3. what is the basic unit of study for physiology?
    The organ system
  4. Interactions between organ systems (ex. endocrine and reproductive systems both react to hormones):
    Integration
  5. Teleological answer
    • Why
    • Purpose
  6. Mechanistic answer
    • How
    • Process
  7. The steady state
    Keeping conditions stable through physio mechanisms
    Regulated variables
    Homeostasis
  8. Adaptive significance
    Fluctuations
    Survival
    Physiology reflects evolution
  9. Name the fluid of the extracellular fluid
    • Plasma
    • Interstitial fluid
  10. Name the fluid of the intracellular fluid
    Cytoplasm
  11. Name the three fluid pools
    • Extracellular fluid (plasma & interstitial fluid)
    • Intracellular fluid (cytoplasm)
  12. Name the recurrent themes in Physiology
    • Structure
    • Biological energy use
    • Communication
    • Homeostasis and control systems
    • (5th theme) Mass action
  13. Inability to maintain homeostasis
    Disease state
    Pathology
  14. The study of the disease state
    Investigates how the body failed to fx properly
    Pathophysiology
  15. Physiological mechanisms that cannot be studied using any recognized techniques:
    Emergent properties

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