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Feedback mechanisms

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Feedback mechanisms Our body regulates the internal system through a multitude of feedback systems. There are three basic parts to the feedback  system; a receptor, a control centre and an effector. The effector can be a muscle, organs or other ...
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Endocrine System all Hormones

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The Endocrine System

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Endocrine system: the system of glands that produce cellular secretions which help to control bodily metabolic activity.

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Anatomy & physiology of endocrine system

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Hypothalamus, a small region of the brain below the thalamus, is the major link between the nervous system and endocrine system. The hypothalamus is an important regulatory center in the nervous system as well as a crucial endocrine gland. Cells i...
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Lymphatic System

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An organ system consisting of lymphatic vessels, lymph nodes, lymph nodules, tonsils, spleen, thymus and functions that include the recovery of tissue fluid and immunity.An organ system consisting of lymphatic vessels, lymph nodes, lymph nodules, ...
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Muscular System

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Introduction to muscles The muscular system consists of about 600 skeletal muscles excluding cardiac and smooth muscles.Myology is the study of muscles.A skeletal muscle is composed of both muscular tissue and connective tissue.Introduction to mus...
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Skeletal System,Bone and Structure of Bone

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??The long bones in the body are as follows: Legs: The femur, tibia, and fibula. Arms: The humerus, radius, and ulna. The clavicles or collar bones.The long bones in the body are as follows: Legs: The femur, tibia, and fibula. Arms: The humer...
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Tissues and Type of Tissues

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Tissues are groups of cells with a common structure and function. There are four main tissues in the body – epithelium, muscle, connective, and nervous tissue.Tissues are groups of cells with a common structure and function.There are four main t...
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Homeostasis and Adaptations

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The relative consistency of the internal environment is tried to be maintained despite changes in the external environment.All organs and systems of the body participate in maintaining homeostasis. For instance, the lungs provide O2 to replenish i...
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MEMBRANES

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Membranes are sheets of tissue that cover (on the outside) or line (on the inside) surfaces and organs. There are two major categories of membranes as Epithelial  Membranes and Connective Membranes. Their function is secretion and protection. Mem...
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Connective Tissues

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It’s name suggests to connect body parts. It is the most abundant and found everywhere in the body. Its distinctive characteristic is that it produces and secretes matrix to their exterior called extracellular matrix. This matrix may be liquid (...
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Muscular Tissue and Types of Muscular Tissue

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generates heat and physical force to produce movements. It maintains posture and provides protection. A muscle tissue consists of elongated cells called muscle fibers that use ATP to generate force. It is classified into three types: skeletal, car...
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Simple Squamous,Stratified squamous,Transitional,Cuboidal Tissues

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Cartilage Hyaline Cartilage,Fibro Cartilage and Elastic Cartilage

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It is less hard and more flexible than bone. It is composed of chindrocytes (Cartilage Cells). It is found in only a few places in the body. There are three types of cartilages.It is less hard and more flexible than bone. It is composed of chindro...
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Solution,hypotonic solution, isotonic solution, and hypertonic solution

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When a solute is dissolved in a solvent it forms a solution. Eg. Sugar dissolved in water.Strength of a solution: The amount of solute particles dissolved per unit volume of a solution is called s...
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Anatomy and Physiology Terminology

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This is the study of function of organ or body or cell.The study of structure (shape,size, location) of an organ or a cell is called anatomy.The study of abnormalities or disease is called pathology.The study of causes of disease is known as etio...
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Anatomy and Physiology Basics

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This is the study of function of organ or body or cell.The study of structure (shape,size, location) of an organ or a cell is called anatomy.The study of abnormalities or disease is called pathology.The study of causes of disease is known as etiol...
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