Essays on Human Body

Overview Of Dry Eye Syndrome

Introduction Dry Eye Syndrome (DES) is defined as a multifactorial disease characterised by a loss of homeostasis of the tear film [1]. Common symptoms include; ocular irritation, grittiness, stinging or burning sensations, itchiness, inflammation, eye fatigue or occasional blurred vision and may range from mild and occasional to severe and continuous [2]. Aqueous-deficient Dry Eye...
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Embryology And Development: Skeletal System

Introduction: When an oocyte is fertilised, the resulting zygote undergoes multiple cell divisions until a blastula is formed (2). A blastula is an animal embryo at the early stage of development when it is a hollow ball of cells (3). The blastula then embeds into the endometrial wall in which the outer layer of the...
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Equine Skeleton, Bones And Their Forms

As you stand, admiring the horse running in the paddock, you take in its shiny coat and toned muscles. Not much appreciation is shown for the equine skeleton holding all that physique together. Without the support of approximately 205 skeleton bones the horse would collapse so they have a vital role to play in the...
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Maintaining The Internal Environment-homeostasis And Its Relationship With Down Syndrome

Rationale In a research investigation published to the journal of biomedical science, authors Ambreen Asim, Ashok Kumar, Srinivasan Muthuswamy, Shalu Jain & Sarita Agarwal, investigated Down syndrome and the diseases associated with it. Drawn from their investigation, the research question ‘Do the associated diseases and side affects of down syndrome disrupt an individuals homeostasis?’. Background...
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Human Vs. Dog Temperature Regulation

Introduction Homeostasis is constant regulation of your body; it uses certain structures in your body to perform functions which help keep the body in a constant state of wellbeing. In this essay attributes which keep dogs and humans at a constant temperature will be compared, contrasted and explored. Thermoregulation is what keeps your body at...
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Analysis Of Respiratory Tract Infections

The respiratory tract is a general term that is utilized to depict all the body parts that are associated with helping an individual to breathe; the air is inhaled into the lungs due to muscle contraction so as to give oxygen to body tissues and is exhaled afterward due to muscle relaxation to expel the...
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Analysis Of Nervous System Diseases

The nervous system, composed of the brain, spinal cord, and nerves, is considered to be the human body’s most complex system, responsible for collecting and interpreting sensory input, maintaining homeostasis, and managing the activity of muscles and glands. Because of its significance in control of bodily functions and the overall complexity of the system, the...
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The Effects Of Obesity On Homeostasis

Obesity is an ongoing disease that is becoming more prevalent in the ever-growing world. Homeostatic regulation is a singular unifying principle in all health protection and illness prevention. Homeostasis maintains a stable equilibrium among its internal components whilst interacting with the external environment. With the effects of obesity ranging from physical, external, it ranges and...
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The Definition And Overview Of Homeostasis

An introduction to homeostasis: Homeostasis is the ability to maintain relatively constant internal conditions despite fluctuating changes in the external environment (1). Having mechanisms in place in order to control internal conditions allows us to adapt to our surroundings and enables us to go wherever we want. The external environment mainly refers to the extracellular...
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The Cardiovascular System And The Digestive System

In this essay I will be covering how the cardiovascular system and digestive system work individually and how they also work together to perform energy metabolism in the human body. Energy is a quantitative property which cannot be created or destroyed but only converted into another form or transferred from one place/object to another. Energy...
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