Homeostasis is the maintenance of a constant internal environment. Regulating body temperature, blood glucose level and water content are all examples of homeostasis.
Which part of the brain monitors body temperature?
Which of the following is a major cause of type 2 diabetes?
Too little sugar in the diet, lowering blood sugar
Too vigorous exercise, causing a reduction in carbohydrate in the body
Why do the hairs on our skin sometimes stand up when we are cold?
To trap air under them in order to keep us warmer
To know when we are frightened
To cool us down when we are too hot
What happens during vasodilation?
Blood vessels widen so more blood flows through capillaries in the skin
Blood vessels narrow and shrink away from the skin's surface
Blood vessels move down in the skin
By what process does water move?
Which organ is involved in water regulation in the body?
What term describes the control of water and mineral salts in the blood?
Which of these is not an example of homeostasis?
The control of blood glucose levels
The maintenance of water levels
Which of these occurs when you are hot?
Hairs standing on end
Which hormone reduces blood glucose? - HIGHER