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How does the circulatory system maintain homeostasis?

How does the circulatory system maintain homeostasis?

Too Many to Say Here: By circulating blood and other cells the circulatory system suppiles nutrients, energy, protection & a myriad of other things throughout the body to control the balance. It transports hormones to control all aspects of our body & it also helps control our core & extremities temperature and helps remove dead cells throughout the body. It would take books to say all the ways homeostasis is acheived. ...Read more

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How does the circulatory system maintain homeostasis?

How does the circulatory system maintain homeostasis?

By a very complex: Interplay of autonomic nervous system with various organs like the kidneys, brain, and hormonal messengers. Is this a question on an exam? ...Read more

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How does the immune system maintains homeostasis?

How does the immune system maintains homeostasis?

Immune system: This is a very in-depth topic that could never be described with adequate detail in this little box. Please check out this website for specific information on the entire immune system.

http://www. Niaid. Nih. Gov/topics/immunesystem/pages/default. Aspx. ...Read more

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How does the digestive system maintain homeostasis?

How does the digestive system maintain homeostasis?

It absorbs all.: The nutrients you eat and stores/utilizes the ones you need and you defecate or urinate out the ones you don't ...Read more

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How does the immune system help maintain homeostasis?

How does the immune system help maintain homeostasis?

Controls microbes: The specific and non-specific immune systems work together to maintain a balance with the microbial world. Bacteria and fungi that colonize the body's surfaces; the skin, the respiratory tract and the GI tract are met at those surfaces they do not invade. The micro biome (these colonizing microbes) play an important role in homeostasis. ...Read more

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How does the respiratory system help maintain homeostasis?

This is complex: By exhaling you get rid of co2 which helps control acidity, inhaling you bring in o2 energy metabolism. Inhaling and exhaling affect blood return to the heart as well as may affect the release of stress hormones
probably an hour lecture to med students to cover. ...Read more

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What happens to the endocrine system if homeostasis is not maintained?

What happens to the endocrine system if homeostasis is not maintained?

Depends: If the endocrine system is not maintained well, hormones start to be disrupted, various things can happen. Depending on the hormone you can have weight gain, loss of muscle, increase in inflammation, fatigue, poor sleep. This all starts the process towards dis-ease which eventually if not stopped leads to disease. Integrative medicine works on balancing the body at all times. ...Read more

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What will happen to the body's nervous systems & endocrine systems if homeostasis is not maintained?

What will happen to the body's nervous systems & endocrine systems if homeostasis is not maintained?

Dysregulation: If homeostasis is completely lost, the body's nervous system and endocrine system would both become dysregulated. You could see all kinds of metabolic and acid-base problems, with altered mental status (delirium, hallucinations, etc) plus blood pressure changes and more. Thankfully, the body knows exactly how to respond to various conditions, so that homeostasis is dynamic, not static. ...Read more

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How does the nervous system maintain homeostasis?

Complex physiology: Nervous system gets information from plenty of sources including specialized chemorecptors. These inputs lead to adjustments based upon any discrepancy and nervous system through hormones regulates the blood chemistry. ...Read more

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What happens to the body's nervous system if homeostasis is not maintained?

Depends: There are many systems in the body that need to be regulated. For instance, if blood pressure goes too high you can stroke; if there is too much cholesterol, you can stroke or get nerve damage. If the immune system is not under control, the brain and nerves can be damaged. If you have vitamin deficiencies or excess, the nerves and the brain could be damaged, etc. ...Read more

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How is homeostasis maintained in relation to the cv and repiratory systems?

How is homeostasis maintained in relation to the cv and repiratory systems?

System: The two systems work together and require each other to function. If they weren't connected, symmetry and coordination wouldn';t be effective. As exercise demand increases both respiration increases and heart rate increases together to provide oxygen and glucose to the tissues. ...Read more

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How does our excretory system maintain homeostasis after eating?

You mean continence?: Try this link: https://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Continence

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What are the nervous system and endocrine system specialized to do to maintain homeostasis?

That's a big question: That's a big question that people dedicate their lives to study and find out. All the systems are important in "homeostasis". Narrowing which "homostasis" to a single function or a specific organ may allow a more specific explanation; but still lots and lots of effects. ...Read more

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How's does the cardiovascular system and the respiratory system work together to maintain homeostasis?

How's does the cardiovascular system and the respiratory system work together to maintain homeostasis?

Beautifully: Your body uses oxygen for fuel and produces carbon dioxide as waste. These gases circulate in the blood, which is pumped by the heart to the lungs (and the rest of the body). In the lungs, oxygen you breathe in enters the blood, while carbon dioxide leaves the blood and enters the air you breathe out. ...Read more

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Which of the following is not a way that the cardiovascular system helps to maintain homeostasis of the body? The blood carries nutrients to the

Homeostasis: You shouldn't just think of the cardiovascular system alone. A better question is how does your body maintain homeostasis? A simple answer is your body is composed of various systems. They interact with each other to help maintain your body's homeostasis. If there is anything wrong with any one of the systems, homeostasis of your body will be thrown off, which is what happens in a disease process ...Read more

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Is maintaining constant heartrate part of homeostasis?

Is maintaining constant heartrate part of homeostasis?

Part of it: The heart rate resting tells how well you are functioningt. The heart is like a machine, the more work it has to do, the faster it will stop working. The better functioning it is with a low resting heart rate (not something so low that it causes symptoms), the faster you recovery from exercise, the better shape you are which signals the better balance you have internally. ...Read more

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How the body maintains homeostasis while regulating glucose metabolism?

How the body maintains homeostasis while regulating glucose metabolism?

Don't understand: I don't think I understand your question. Glucose regulation is part of metabolic homeostasis when it's normal. ...Read more

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I understand nkcells are necessary to maintain homeostasis, however a pt with a cancer dx, where nkcells can fight the malignancy can they be increase?

I understand nkcells are necessary to maintain homeostasis, however a pt with a cancer dx, where nkcells can fight the malignancy can they be increase?

No: Nk cells are part of the innate immunity. The immune system has two components, cell and humoral immunity. When an igg is given therapeutically it has to be in the humanized (chimeric) or human form. The igg works by adcc (antibody dependent cell cytotoxicity) carrying nk cells to the tumor where no is released to cause tumor cell destruction. The fc has receptors for nk. ...Read more

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How does blood help maintain homeostasis?

Does more than that: Homeostasis really occurs at a cellular level, and blood (or its equivalent in simpler life forms) carries what cells need to maintain their own homeostasis - defined by one of my professors as "change that is necessary for staying the same". Cells send out signals when they are distressed or in need, and in some cases the body responds and sends what those cells need in the blood. ...Read more

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What the condition called when the baby is unable to maintain a state of homeostasis?

What the condition called when the baby is unable to maintain a state of homeostasis?

Homeostasis...: ...Is basically a balance between what goes in and what comes out. Dehydration and hypothermia are two common conditions of disrupted homeostasis in infants. ...Read more

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How does the heart maintain homeostasis?

How does the heart maintain homeostasis?

Your question: Is a very complex one. A balance between heart and lung necessary. Heart and lungs structure have to work well. Heart valves, volumes, pressures, autonomic nervous system, arteries and venous compliances, physical and biochemical properties control by neuro endocrine system. Also the regulation of energy metabolism at rest and during activities at the heart will require 3 hr of lectures. ...Read more

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How does the heart maintain homeostasis? (Simple answer please)

How does the heart maintain homeostasis? (Simple answer please)

No simple answer: The physiology of the circulatory system is very complex. The heart's activities in maintenance of blood pressure are highly influenced by the kidneys (which help balance intravascular volume and salts). There are some excellent physiology books available if you are curious to learn more. ...Read more

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Does the body try to maintain constant temperature as part of homeostasis?

Shivering, sweating: Shivering is the main defense against cold; the muscles produce heat by shaking you. Sweating causes evaporative cooling. ...Read more

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How can multiple sclerosis affect the afflicted person's ability to maintain homeostasis?

How can multiple sclerosis affect the afflicted person's ability to maintain homeostasis?

Has no effect: Bodily chemical balance, ionic balance, and vascular tone issues, especially function of internal organs are not directly affected by ms, as this is a disorder of brain and spinal cord, central nervous system alone. That excludes, however, the imbalancing effects of meds such as steroids, and the direct and indirect immune effects of the dmt's. ...Read more

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What do heart and lungs do to maintain homeostasis? \\

What do heart and lungs do to maintain homeostasis? \\

Oxygen in, co2 out: The right ventricle of the heart pumps venous blood through the lungs after the body has absorbed oxygen and eliminated carbon dioxide. The venous blood pumps through the lung capillaries, oxygen is absorbed from air in the lungs and co2 diffuses out from the blood to lung air. The blood returns from lung to left side of heart which pumps the arterial oxygenated blood to body and brain. ...Read more

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How can the body maintain homeostasis with basal cell carcinoma?

How can the body maintain homeostasis with basal cell carcinoma?

It doesn't: If you have a teacher who talks about "maintaining homeostasis" when there's a cancer, have a serious talk with that teacher's supervisor. Any cancer, untreated, will eventually kill the owner. There's no question of "the body's natural ability to heal" here. The immune system fights some skin cancers but this never cures without an assist from today's high-tech Rx's. ...Read more

Homeostasis (Definition)

Homeostasis refers to a ...Read more