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Roles of organ systems in Homestatic Regulation

Organs involved in Body temperature regulation *Integumentary system -Heat loss *Muscular system- Heat production *Cardioavascular system- Heat distribution *Nervous system- Coordination of blood flow, heat production, and heat loss
Body fluid composition-Nutrient concentration *Digestive system-Nutrient absorption, storage, and release. *Cardiovascular system- Nutrient distribution *Urinary system- Control of nutrient loss in the urine *skeletal system- Mineral storage and release
Body fluid composition- Oxygen, carbon dioxide levels *Respiratory system- Absorption of oxygen, elimination of carbon dioxide *Cardiovascular system- Internal transport of oxygen and carbon dioxide
Body fluid composition-Levels of toxins and pathogens Lymphatic system- Removal, destruction, or inactivation of toxins and pathogens
Body fluid volume *Urinary system-Elimination or conservation of water from the blood *Digestive system- Absorption of water; loss of water in feces
Body fluid volume *Integumentary system-Loss of water through perspiration *Cardiovascular system and lymphatic system- Distribution of water throughout body tissues
Waste product concentration *Urinary system- Elimination of waste products from the blood *Digestive system- Elimination of waste products by the liver in feces *Cardiovascular system- Transport of waste products to sites of excretion
Blood Pressure *Cardiovascular system-Pressure generated by the heart moves blood through blood vessels *Nervous system and endocrine system-Adjustments in heart rate and blood vessel diameter can raise or lower blood pressure
Created by: gummybear26