Animal Body Chapter 43 Part 2, Simmons Test 3
- Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
- Biology 1106
- Animal Body Chapter 43 Part 2, Simmons Test 3
Last Modified: 2012-04-16
Parts of the Blood
- Plasma: extracellular fluid
- Red blood cells: ethrocytes
- White blood cells: leukocytes
- Platelets: thrombocytes
--Gap junctions link adjacent cells
Ex: inhabitants of brackish water, being able to live in both concentrations of salt to water ratio
-Information is fed to an integratingcenter
-Comparesconditions toa set point
-Info is sent to hypothalamus which determines whether hormones must be released to change internal environment
Ex: hearthe wind blowing, see frost on the window, feel that the room is colder thannormal. So, sensory receptors tell us that it’s cold outside.
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