Osmoregulation and Excretion Video Lessons

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Problem: Briefly describe how the actions that regulate blood volume interact with those that regulate blood osmolarity, and explain why you would be more dehydrated after consuming saltwater.

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Different hormones  such as Anti Diuretic Hormone (ADH), AtrialNatriureticPeptide (ANP), renin, angiotensin and aldosterone work hand to regulate blood volume and blood osmolarity. Generally, salt and water content in the body greatly affect blood osmolarity and blood volume, and these hormones are produced to maintain the balance between the two.   

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Briefly describe how the actions that regulate blood volume interact with those that regulate blood osmolarity, and explain why you would be more dehydrated after consuming saltwater.

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