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The body's water volume is closely tied to a powerful water "magnet." What magnet is referred to here?
What hormone helps to maintain extracellular fluid (ECF) osmolality when concentrations become too high?
water loss vomiting inefficient
risk factor for dehydration include:
a high rate of insensible ______ _____, _________, & __________ kidneys.
dry mouth increased osmolality decrease
____ _______, osmoreceptors detect ___________ ____________, and a _________ in blood volume are involved in triggering the Thirst mechanism.
bicarbonate buffer system
Which chemical buffer system is the only important system in the extracellular fluid (ECF) that resists short-term changes in pH?
maintaining HCO3- balance
The most important renal mechanism for regulating acid-base balance of the blood involves __________.
Hormone secreted by the kidney; it raises blood pressure by influencing vasoconstriction (narrowing of blood vessels).
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