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Title      : MSc.CND101 Human Physiology
Subject      : Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics
copyright ©  2018     : Karnataka State Open University
Author      : KSOU
Publisher      : Karnataka State Open University
Chapters/Pages      : 16/378
Total Price      : Rs.      : 274
 
 
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Cell and Its Membrane Total views (220)  
As you are aware all living organisms are made up of cells. You will be surprised to know that we have 50 trillion cells in our body carrying out various functions. The cells are responsible for all functions in a living organism. Cells join together to form tissues and these tissues associate to form organs.
Pages: 17
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Cell Organelles and Tissues Total views (216)  
Cell is the fundamental unit of life. After studying the first unit, you are familiar with the structure of a typical animal cell and identified various other organelles which are present in the cytoplasm. You have also learnt about the functions of plasma membrane present in the cytosol.
Pages: 26
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Bone and Its Development Total views (217)  
You have studied about a cell, tissues and their functions and how they help in carrying out various physiological functions. You are also familiar with"bone as a connective tissue in the previous unit. Can you imagine a body without bones and skeletal system? Then you will understand the importance of skeletal system which is made up of bones.
Pages: 21
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Blood and Its Components Total views (215)  
You have learnt in the last unit that blood is a fluid connective tissue flowing allover the body As you know, red colored blood was associated with various emotions in olden days and continues to do so even now in certain situations. This unique fluid circulates in the body through heart, arteries, veins and capillaries.
Pages: 26
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Digestive System - I Total views (217)  
The digestive system helps to process food into smaller molecules, absorb smaller molecules of nutrients and other necessary components, transport them to their respective places and finally eliminate unwanted digested materials. All these functions are possible because of two subdivisions of the digestive system namely the digestive tract and the accessory organs.
Pages: 17
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Digestive System - II Total views (214)  
The chemical digestion of the starch occurs with the help of salivary amylase and it gets broken to disaccharides .The masticated food ' bolus' is swallowed and enters the stomach where once again the food is churned and mixed well and stored for nearly 2-3 hours for effective mechanical digestion with gastric juice. Chemical digestion of the protein present in the food occurs with the help of pep ......
Pages: 23
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The Urinary Excretory System Total views (215)  
The physiological activities which are constantly going on in our body to maintain health, produces desirable changes and metabolic substances along with variety of waste products that can become toxic to the body if not eliminated. The body excretes substances which are unwanted and harmful to the body through various systems. Carbon dioxide is expired out of lungs; skin pours salt, water, salts, ......
Pages: 22
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Reproductive System Total views (218)  
Reproductive system is one of the major organ systems of the body. Unlike other body systems, the chief function of the reproductive system is to keep a species alive. However, an individual can live a long, healthy and happy life without producing a progeny.
Pages: 26
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Blood Vessels and Heart: Cardio Circulatory System Total views (238)  
The main components of the human cardiovascular system are the heart, the veins, the blood vessels and blood and the blood circulates in the whole body. The circulation includes the pulmonary circulation, the loop through the lungs where blood is oxygenated and the systemic circulation, a "loop" through the rest of the body to provide oxygenated blood.
Pages: 25
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Circulatory and Lymphatic System Total views (237)  
The Circulatory system is a system containing blood vessels, blood and heart which helps to transport life-giving oxygen, nutrients and hormones to cells throughout the body and toxic waste products from the respective organ. An average adult contains 4.7 to 5.7 liters of blood, which consists of plasma, red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets.
Pages: 20
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Respiratory System Total views (237)  
Respiration is a process which deals with the act of breathing that involves exchange of gases between air and blood and then between blood and tissue fluid. The blood transports oxygen from the lungs to the body cells and returns carbon dioxide from the cells to the lungs for excretion.
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The Integumentary System Total views (237)  
The Integument system includes the skin and other organs namely hairs, fingernails and glands which are relatively small and they are considered as specialized structures of the skin rather than organs. The integument is the body's largest organ and accounts for 15% of body weight.
Pages: 22
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Special Senses Total views (232)  
Sensory organs give us a magical experience of perceiving and enjoying things about what we see, touch, taste and hearing the sound. These are possible for us because of special sensory receptors and specialized nervous systems to analyses the stimulus. These receptors may be simple nerve endings to complex sense organs. All sensory receptors are transducers. A transducer is any device that conver ......
Pages: 26
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Endocrine System Total views (231)  
The endocrine system produces hormones that play a vital role in maintaining and regulating necessary functions of the body. Endocrine glands do not secrete substances into ducts (tubes), similar to exocrine glands. Instead, endocrine glands secrete their hormones directly into the surrounding extracellular space. The hormones then diffuse into nearby capillaries and are transported throughout th ......
Pages: 27
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Immunity and Immune System Total views (239)  
An immune system consists of biological structures and processes within an organism that protects against disease by identifying and killing pathogens and tumor cells. The lymphoid organs which consist of lymph nodes and tissues produce lymphocytes and they are the key players in the immune system especially in the acquired immunity.
Pages: 25
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Nervous System Total views (238)  
The nervous system is made up of a network of specialized cells called neurons that coordinate the actions of your body and transmit signals to different parts of your body. In human beings and the higher animals, the brain has left and right hemispheres that are approximate mirror images of each other.
Pages: 35
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