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Homeostasis 1


State of equilibrium or balance homeostasis
primary body fluid, most important nutrient in the body. water
Fluid found within the boundaries of cell membranes.Considered 1st space. 40% of body weight. intracellular
All of the fluid not contained within a cell. extracellular
Space inbetween cells interstitial
the loosening of chemical bonds causing the elements tot ake on an electrical charge ionization
positive ions cation
negative ions anion
movement of water through a semi-permeable membrane of an area of lower concentration of particles to an area of higher concentration of particles osmosis
what is the normal amt of blood plasma 275-295
Fluids that have an osmolarity that is equal to blood are isotonic
Fluids that have an osmolarity that is significantly less that blood are hypotonic
fluids that have an osmolarity that is significantly higher than blood are hypertonic
Random movement of particles from an area of highter concentration of particles to an area of lower concentration of particles diffusion
Primary E-lyte in extracellular fluid. Controls body fluid distribution and assists with nerve impulse transmission. Sodium
Normal sodium level 135-145
Primary cation in intracellular fluid. Vital roll in transmission of electrical impulses (think heart). No method exists to "conserve". potassium
Normal potassium level. 3.5-5
Most abundant electrolyte in the body. Necessary for nerve impulses and a catalyst for many chemical activities. calcium
Signs of hypocalcemia twitch twitch seiz seiz shovostek trousseau
In the absence of proper hydration, what problem might occur? kidney stones
Second most prevalent cation in intracellular fluid. necessary for matabolism of CHO and proteins. Excreted by the kidneys. magnesium
Created by: jamie1203