Physiology Fundamentals

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Which one of these is NOT a major theme in physiology?

Equilibrium

Which one of these is a major physiological organ system?

All of these

What is the definition of homeostasis?

The process of maintaining a stable internal environment

Which one of these is NOT a major compartment of the human body?

Interstitial compartment

What is the difference between equilibrium and steady state?

Equilibrium is a static state, while steady state is a dynamic state

What are the three components of a control system?

Sensor, integrator, effector

What is the difference between negative feedback and positive feedback?

Negative feedback stabilizes the system, while positive feedback destabilizes the system

Test your knowledge of physiology with this quiz! Explore topics such as the definition of physiology, the major organ systems and their functions, the four major themes in physiology, homeostasis and its consequences when it fails, the compartments of the human body, and the distinction between equilibrium and steady state. Challenge yourself and see how well you understand the fundamentals of physiology!

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