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UNIT 1-5

Homeostasis the constant states the body maintains
Components of the feedback loop Sensor mechanism, integrator or control center, effector mechanism, feedback
ionic bond strong electrostatic force that binds the positively and negatively charged ions together
covalent bond chemical bond formed by sharing of one or more pairs of electrons between outer energy levels of two atoms
diffusion phenomenon caused by small particles that spread out evenly within a given space
osmosis the passive movement of water through a semipermeable membrane
epithelial tissue covers and protects the body surface lines body cavities, moves substances into and out of the body
connective tissue functions to support the body and its parts, connects and hold them together, protects it from foreign invaders
muscle tissue produces movements, moves the body and its parts
nervous tissue specializes in communication among various parts of the body and in integration of their activities
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