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1

What is Homeostasis?

An evolutionary development of a metabolic wisdom that provides for internal consistency

2

What needs to be kept constant in Homeostasis?

Concentration of oxygen, carbon dioxide, salts, nutrients and waste products
pH
Temperature
Volume and Pressure of body fluids

3

How do body systems communicate with each other?

Nervous and Endocrine system

4

What are the major endocrine organs?

Pineal gland, hypothalamus, pituitary gland, thyroid gland, parathyroid, thymus, adrenal gland, pancreas, ovary, testes

5

What is in the CNS?

Spinal cord and brain

6

What is in the PNS?

Cranial and spinal

7

What is the Somatic Nervous system?

Voluntary

8

What is the Autonomic Nervous system?

Involuntary- automatic