homeostasis

homeostasis is a topic covered in the Taber's Medical Dictionary.

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(hō″mē-ō-stā′sĭs )

[homeo- + stasis,]
The state of dynamic equilibrium of the internal environment of the body that is maintained by the constant processes of feedback and regulation in response to external or internal changes.
SYN: SEE: dynamic equilibrium

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homeostatic (hō″mē-ō-stat′ik ), adj.

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