Introduction to the Human Body

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Survival Needs Nutrients Oxygen Water Normal Body Temperature Normal Atmospheric Pressure (NOWNN)
Feedback System Components Receptor (body structure that monitors changes in a controlled condition) Control Center(analyzes the input from receptor and determines the appropriate amount) Effector (Produces a response that changes the controlled variable) Rich. Cute. English
Negative Feedback System Shuts off the original stimulus or reduces its intensity *will produce the opposite effect*
Positive Feedback System intensifies the original stimulus Reinforces the change ex. ENHANCEMENT OF LABOUR CONTRACTIONS BY OXYTOCIN
6 Levels of Structural Organization 1) Chemical 2) Cellular 3) Tissue 4) Organ 5) System 6) Organismal
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