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384. Homeostasis, Negative Feedback, Osmoregulation and Hormone Action Involved in Urine Production

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This Biology Factsheet:

  • Describes osmoregulation as a homeostatic mechanism.
  • Describes the process of negative feedback during osmoregulation.
  • Introduces the role of the kidney in osmoregulation and excretion.
  • Describes the role of the loop of Henle and the collecting duct in urine production.
  • Describes the production of the hormone ADH and its effect on the kidney.
  • Outlines some conditions that result from problems with ADH.

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April 2020

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ISSN: 1351-5136

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