Physiology Basics Quiz
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Physiology Basics Quiz

Test your knowledge of physiology basics with this quiz covering organ systems, functions, mechanisms, homeostasis, and dynamic steady state. Explore the 'why' and 'how' questions addressed by physiologists, and understand the concept of maintaining a stable internal environment.

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What type of questions do physiologists explore when focusing on function?

Questions about 'why'

Which term is used to describe the relatively stable internal environment maintained by the body?

Homeostasis

What are the regulated variables kept within ranges by?

Control systems

In a reflex pathway, which loop starts with a stimulus?

<p>Response loop</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which type of feedback stabilizes the variable around the setpoint?

<p>Negative feedback loops</p> Signup and view all the answers

What type of loops may be more long-distance and complex in control systems?

<p>Feedback loops</p> Signup and view all the answers

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