definition: The ability or tendency of an organism or cell to maintain internal equilibrium by adjusting its physiological processes.
examples: in summer after exercising, you are hot, right? sweating cools off your body for your body to maintain equal internal temperatures.
1. List at least three things that your body strives to keep constant. Think about what aspects of your body overall, of one body organ, or of your blood stay nearly unchanged all the time. 2. Describe one way in which each of the
Describe the traits that distinguish animals from other organisms Explain the diversity of invertebrates, chordates, and primates using the theory of evolution Describe the structures and body systems of animals that allow them to
4. Most digestion takes place in the _____. (1 point) large intestine mouth small intestine stomach 5. The large intestine maintains ___________ by absorbing water from the _______, or undigested mass. (1 point) homeostasis; chyme
How is homeostasis maintained in the digestive system? Homeostasis is maintained by negative feedback - For example.....a thermostat controlling temperature. When the temp goes down, the thermostat senses it and turns on the heat.
compare and contrast the two feedback mechanisms our bodies use to maintain homeostasis.What would happen if our thermoregulation (temperature control) used a positive feedback to maintain homeostasis?