Anatomy and Physiology

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Name two types of fluid in the body and the structures they protect.

  • Anatomy and Physiology -

    Look at the anatomy of the eyeball.
    What about the inner ear?
    What about the brain cavity?

  • Anatomy and Physiology -

    Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)

    Full list:

    Amniotic fluid---baby
    Aqueous humour and vitreous humour---eye
    Blood serum----antigenes
    Breast milk----mammary glands
    Cerebrospinal fluid---brain
    Cerumen (earwax)----external auditory canal
    Endolymph and perilymph----inner and middle ear
    Feces --- excretions
    Female ejaculate---lubrication (procreation)
    Gastric acid --- digestion
    Gastric juice---digestion
    Mucus (including nasal drainage and phlegm)---physiological barrier
    Peritoneal fluid---between the peritoneal sacs
    Pleural fluid---protect the lungs
    Saliva---lub. of oral cavity; digestion
    Sebum (skin oil)---hair follicule
    Synovial fluid--between joints
    Tears---lacrimal gland; protect and lub. eye
    vaginal secretion---discharge (uterus)
    Urine---liquid component of nutrition

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