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Osmosis
Movement of H2O across a membrane from an area of less concetration to an area of greater concentration
Diffusion
Random movement of particles in all directions through a solution
Primary electrolyte in the ECF
Sodium
Primary electrolyte in the ICF
Potassium
3 fluid compartment
Extracellular which includes Plasma and interstitial and Intracellular
Main regulator of fluid in the body
Kidneys
What helps regulate fluid intake by giving the sensation of thirst
Hypothalamus
Solution containing a greater number of H+ ions is?
Acid
Soulution containing a lesser number of H+ ions is?
Base or alkaline
Solvent of the body
Water
most body fluid is located in what compartment
ICF
Anion
negative charge
Cation
Positive charge
Electrolyte
Develops an electrical charge when dissolved in water
Filtration
movement of ions from area of higher concentration to an area of lesser concentration
Hypertonic vs Hypotonice
Hyper-a solution containing a higher salt level than a red blood cell
Hypo-solution containing a lower salt level than a red blood cell