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BODY FUNCTIONS

CHAPTER 5
FUNCTIONS OF THE DIGESTIVE, METABOLIC AND ENDOCRINE SYSTEMS
Functions related to metabolism and the endocrine system



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General metabolic functions Water, mineral and electrolyte balance functions Thermoregulatory functions Endocrine gland functions Functions related to metabolism and the endocrine system, other specified and unspecified
Functions of regulation of essential components of the body such as carbohydrates, proteins and fats, the conversion of one to another, and their breakdown into energy. Functions of the regulation of water, minerals and electrolytes in the body. Functions of the regulation of body temperature. Functions of production and regulation of hormonal levels in the body, including cyclical changes.


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