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Homeostasis by Leroy Lester Langley

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Published by Reinhold in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

SeriesSelected topics in modern biology
LC ClassificationsQP88 L3 1968
The Physical Object
Number of Pages114
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18257002M

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  Some of the functions you will learn about in this book are not specifically about homeostasis (e.g. how muscles contract), but in order for all bodily processes to function there must be a suitable internal environment. Homeostasis is, therefore, a fitting . Homeostasis book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. The maintenance of stable conditions for the cells against the variations of the external environment is an essential function of the body and is called homeostasis. As a consequence of the loss of homeostasis, a disease is manifested. This book aims to provide the reader with an up-to-date view of the self-regulatory mechanisms Cited by: 1.   Description Advances in Physiological Sciences, Volume Homeostasis in Injury and Shock covers the proceedings of Homeostasis in Injury and Shock, which is a satellite symposium of the 28th International Congress of Physiological Sciences. This book discusses several studies that are relevant in understanding the nature of injury and Edition: 1.

An overview of allostasis, the process by which the body maintains overall viability under normal and adverse conditions. Homeostasis, a key concept in biology, refers to the tendency toward stability in the various bodily states that make up the internal environment. Examples include temperature regulation and oxygen consumption. The body's needs, however, do not remain constant. Homeostasis is a dynamic equilibrium that is maintained in body tissues and organs. It is dynamic because it is constantly adjusting to the changes that the systems encounter. It is in equilibrium because body functions are kept within a normal range, with some fluctuations around a .   Summary of the main points of my book Breaking out of Homeostasis: Learn what it means to break out of homeostasis (BOOH) and how the lifestyle that most people lead is harmful to their brain, body, and ultimately their long-term growth. Learn why you can’t trust your brain and body as much as you think you can. Chapter Review Homeostasis is the activity of cells throughout the body to maintain the physiological state within a narrow range that is compatible with life. Homeostasis is regulated by negative feedback loops and, much less frequently, by positive feedback loops.

Pathophysiology, Homeostasis and Nursing shows clearly how understanding physiology can improve nursing care and covers the main issues that relate to basic observations. It includes questions to. Until the last decades, homeostasis was considered as a reaction to continuous disturbances in vital systems through negative feedback responses. According to Langley, homeostasis is a self-regulating negative feedback system that keeps the internal environment constant. Current views on the subject assume that negative feedback systems that Author: Fernanda Lasakosvitsch. In book: Examination Questions and Answers in Basic Anatomy and Physiology (pp) Homeostasis is the body’s automatic tendency to maintain a Author: Martin Caon. Homeostasis is the condition in which a system such as the human body is maintained in a more-or-less steady state. It is the job of cells, tissues, organs, and organ systems throughout the body to maintain homeostasis. For any given variable, such as body temperature, there is a particular set point that is the physiological optimum value.