Functional Organization

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Functional Organization
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2013-09-05 11:03:07
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Physiology 509
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  1. Cell
    the basic living unit of the body
  2. Intracellular Fluid
    the fluid inside the cells, contains large amounts of potassium, magnesium and phosphate ions
  3. Extracellular Fluid
    the fluid in the spaces outside of the cell; this fluid is in constant motion, contains large amounts of sodium, chloride and bicarbonate ions
  4. Homeostasis
    maintenance of nearly constant conditions in the internal environment
  5. Respiratory Homeostasis
    exchanges, synthesizes and breakdown.  Transport of oxygen to celss
  6. Gastrointestinal Tract Homeostasis
    nutrients are dissolved, carbohydrates, fatty acids and amino acids, then absorbed in the ECF
  7. Liver Homeostasis
    changes the chemical composition of substances that can not be used in their absorbed form by cells.  Eliminates certain waste products and toxic substances
  8. Musculoskeletal Homeostasis
    allows the body to move to the appropriate places to obtain nutrients.  Provides protection against adverse surroundings

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