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Homeostasis

TermDefinition
cell cycle regular pattern of cell growth
system organized group of parts that form a whole
cell basic unit of life
mitosis process of cell division
feedback what tells a furnace to turn on or off
organ a group of tissues working together (heart or brain)
homeostasis maintaining an internal environment within set limits
epithelial tissues sheets of cells that cover surfaces (inside and out!)
Connective tissues anchor organs and muscles within the body
anchor organs and muscles withing the body allow body to move itself and othe rthings (like blood)
Nervous tissue senses stimuli
set point the target value for a system (for human body temperature = 98.6 deg F)
stimulus cues, input that triggers a reaction in the body
insulin helps the glucose in the blood stream get into cells or into the liver
glycogon helps release glucose from the liver back into the bloodstream
 

 



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