chapter  6
42 Pages

Hormone Actions in the Regulation of Calcium and Phosphorus Metabolism

Body Calcium and Phosphorus: Homeostasis and Balance ............................................................. 72 Need for Calcium Homeostasis .............................................................................................. 72 Distribution of Body Calcium and Phosphorus ...................................................................... 73 Organs Important in Regulating Calcium and Phosphorus Balance ....................................... 73

Gastrointestinal Tract .................................................................................................. 73 Kidney .........................................................................................................................75 Bone ............................................................................................................................76