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BIOL 373 notes University of Waterloo.pdf

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BIOL 373
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BIOLOGY 373COURSE NOTESFALL 2010 Table of ContentsPage Introduction 1 Lecture One Communication between Cells and the Endocrine System 2 Lecture Two Metabolism Maintenance of Body Temperature and Shortterm control of Energy Reserves by Hormones 9 Lecture ThreeHomeostasis of the Bodys Energy Content and Hormonal Controls of the Metabolic Rate Growth and the Plasma Concentration of Calcium 16 Lecture Four The Central Nervous System Principles of Sensory Physiology Skin Sensors and Taste 23 Lecture Five Olfaction Hearing Equilibrium and Vision 30 Lecture Six Diffusion and Osmosis Body Fluids Homeostasis Control Systems and Epithelia 39 Lecture Seven Kidney Anatomy and Processes in the Glomerulus and Proximal Tubule 42 Lecture Eight Processes in the Loop of Henle Distal Tubule and Collecting Duct Measurement of Kidney Function and Water Balance 46 Lecture Nine Maintenance of Homeostasis in the Extracellular Fluid by the Kidneys 50 Lecture Ten Nutrients and an Overview of the Gastrointestinal Tract 55 Lecture Eleven Processes in the Gastrointestinal System Mouth and Pharynx Esophagus Stomach and Liver 59 Lecture Twelve Processes in the Gastrointestinal System Pancreas and Small Intestine 65 Lecture Thirteen Processes in the Gastrointestinal System the Large Intestine Coordination of Gastrointestinal Functions and the Fate of Absorbed Nutrients 70 Lecture Fourteen Sexual Maturation Production of Sperm Cells Production of Egg Cells and the Female Reproductive Cycle 76 Lecture Fifteen Fertilization of the Egg Cell Embryonic and Fetal Development Birth and Nursing of the Baby 841IntroductionThese notes are intended to be used in conjunction with your textbook neither of these writtensources nor the lectures alone will give you all the information you needThe course notes summarize and in a few cases restate the contents of the recorded lecturesFigures have been included that cannot be found in your textbook
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