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Obligatory water loss, 313 Occipital lobe, 51 Ohm's law, 199-201, 217 Oligodendrocyte, 29 Opioid analgesics, 88 Opioid receptors, 83, 88 Osmolarity, 124

Osmoreceptors, 124-125, 283, 291 Osmosis, 12-13 Osmotic diuretics, 323-324 Osmotic pressure definition of, 12

interstitial fluid colloid, 221-222 plasma colloid, 221, 314-315 Overdistention, 85 Oxidative phosphorylation, 146 Oxygen description of, 258 partial pressure of, 260-261 transport of, 264-267 Oxygen debt, 147-148 Oxyhemoglobin dissociation curve,

264, 267 Oxytocin, 122, 126

Essentials of Human Physiology

Essentials of Human Physiology

This ebook provides an introductory explanation of the workings of the human body, with an effort to draw connections between the body systems and explain their interdependencies. A framework for the book is homeostasis and how the body maintains balance within each system. This is intended as a first introduction to physiology for a college-level course.

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