Hypovolemic vs. Osmotic Thirst

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Hypovolemic vs. Osmotic Thirst
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2015-04-04 13:26:34
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biological psychology
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  1. What is the stimulus for osmotic thirst?
    High solute concentration outside cells causes loss of water from cells
  2. What do you drink to relieve osmotic thirst?
    Pure Water
  3. Where is the receptor location for osmotic thirst
    OVLT, a brain area adjoining the third ventricle
  4. What are the hormone influences involved in osmotic thirst?
    Usually accompanied by vasopressin secretion to conserve water
  5. What causes hypovolemic thirst?
    Low blood volume
  6. What do you drink to relieve hypovolemic thirst?
    Water containing solutes
  7. Where are the receptor locations for hypovolemic thirst?
    • Receptors measuring blood pressure in the veins
    • Subfornical organ, a brain area adjoining the third ventricle
  8. What is the hormonal influence of hypovolemic thirst?
    Increased by angiopressin II

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