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Which of the following does NOT demonstrate the feedback process of
homeostasis?
A
hypothalamus senses rise in body temperature and
stimulates sweat glands
B
breaks in blood vessels cause blood platelet accumulation
and blood clotting
C
depriving a body of food causes the metabolic set point to
rise to encourage eating
D
blood vessel receptors relay resistance to blood flow to the
brain, which lowers heart rate
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Which of the following is NOT an example of a negative feedback loop?
A
Uterine contractions continuously increase during
pregnancy until delivery.
B
Body temperature decreases, muscle cells contract,
causing shivering, increasing body temperature.
C
Blood glucose increases, leading to insulin release and
causing blood glucose to decrease.
D
Thyroid hormones are elevated, leading to a decrease in
TSH, decreasing thyroid hormone release.
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All of the following are factors in homeostatic imbalance that could result in
disease except _________________.
A
kidney failure
B
bloodstream toxins
C
insulin sufficiency
D
negative stress