Fluid Balance-Body Fluids/Hormonal Regulation Of Fluid Balance

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Created Mar 19, 2010
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What affects the amount and distribution of body fluids?
 
Age, gender, and amount of fat
2
How much water does a fat cell contain?
 
Almost NO water.
3
Water in all spaces is exchanged ____ while maintaing constant fluid volume.
 
continually
4
What triggers the sensation of thirst?
 
A rising blood osmolarity or a decreasing blood volume.
5
What are sensations are felt by a human that trigger thirst?
 
Dry mouth, or thought of not having a drink for a while
6
Of all the water loss pathways, which is the most important and most sensitive?
 
The kidneys
7
The kidneys ____ and ____ water loss.
 
Regulate, Adjust
8
What is the minimum amount of urine per day needed to excrete toxic waste products?
 
400-600 mL
9
What is the minimum volume of urine called?
 
obligatory urine output
10
If 24-hr urine output falls below the obligatory output amount wastes are retained and...
 
lethal electrolyte imbalances, acidosis, and a toxic buildup of nitrogen.
11
insensible water loss
 
water loss from the skin, lungs, and stool
12
What is the amount of sweating controlled by?
 
Anotomic Nervous System, body temp, and blood flow in the skin
13
What does the endocrine system help control?
 
fluid and electrolyte imbalances
14
Three hormones that help control critical fluid and electrolyte imbalances are
 
aldosterone, Antidiuretic hormone (ADH) and natriuretic peptide (NP)
15
The hormone secreted by the adrenal cortex whenever sodium level in the extracellular fluid...
 
Aldosterone
16
prevents both water and sodium loss
 
aldosterone
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prevents excessive kidney excretion of sodium and prevents blood potassium levels from becoming...
 
aldosterone
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vasopressin, produced in the brain and stored in the posterior pituitary gland
 
ADH antidiuretic hormone
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Releases from the posterior pituitary gland, controlled by the hypothalamus in response to...
 
ADH
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Secreted in repsonse to increased blood volume and BP because it is stretching the heart tissue.
 
natriuretic peptide (NP)
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creates effects that are opoposite of aldosterone
 
NP


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