Meaning Homeostasis
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The maintenance of a consistent environment in the body
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1926, from homeo- + Greek stasis "standing still" (see stasis). Related: Homeostatic.
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Tendency of living organisms to maintain a steady state in their internal environmental conditions, including body temperature, blood sugar level, and metabolic rate. homeotherm
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self-regulating information feedback (pop)
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Normal, internal stability in an organism maintained by co-ordinated responses of the organ systems that automatically compensate for environmental changes.
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Homéostase
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A characteristic of systems whereby feedback seeks to maintain the system at the current level. [SHH] A steady state, equilibrium, balance. General systems theory claims that living systems (relations [..]
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Maintenance of a stable and balanced environment in the body. For example, calcium homeostasis refers to the mechanisms that keep concentrations of calcium within a "normal range" despite temporary excursions below and above.
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The tendency of the body (and the mind) to natural gravitate toward a state of equilibrium or balance.
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The ongoing maintenance of equilibrium state in a cell or organism; maintained by biochemical processes that balance each other. © Nature Education
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The tendency for the internal environment to remain constant.
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The process by which an organism or cell or any other organic entity dynamically maintains a properly functional, approximately stable state in the face of disturbances. For example, a warm-blooded an [..]
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the ability to maintain a constant internal environment in response to environmental changes
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An organism or cell’s tendency to regulate its internal conditions (such as temperature, chemistry, blood pressure, resting time) in order to stabilise health and functioning despite changes in the [..]
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maintaining stable internal body conditions.
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ability of an organism to keep conditions inside its body the same even though conditions in its external        environment change. homozygous -
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Homeostasis refers to the ability of an organism or other system to maintain a stable internal environment, even as its external environment changes. This is often important for regulating the continu [..]
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The use of feedback systems to keep a desired state. Often used to describe physiological steady-states. See also: Feedback.
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(n) (physiology) metabolic equilibrium actively maintained by several complex biological mechanisms that operate via the autonomic nervous system to offset disrupting changes
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  A state of equilibrium or balance among various fluids and chemicals in a cell, in tissues or in the body as a whole.
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The body's ability to keep blood pressure, temperature, water levels, oxygen levels, and more set at the right levels for cells to survive.
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(n.) The ability of living organisms to keep constant certain of their physical or chemical properties by self-regulation.
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(n) [homeo-, like, similar + -stasis, a standing] a state of equilibrium of the internal environment of the body that is dynamicly maintained by feedback and regulation.
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a state of balance.
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The processes whereby the internal Environment of an organism tends to remain balanced and stable.
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Maintenance of Telomere length. During DNA Replication, Chromosome ends loose some of their Telomere sequence (Telomere Shortening.) Various cellular mechanism are involved in repairing, extending, an [..]
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The processes whereby the internal environment of an organism tends to remain balanced and stable.
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A term used in systems thinking to describe the action of negative feedback processes in maintaining the system at a constant equilibrium state.
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The normal equilibrium of body function.
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A state of balance among all the body systems needed for the body to survive and function correctly. In homeostasis, body levels of acid, blood pressure, blood sugar, electrolytes, energy, hormones, oxygen, proteins, and temperature are constantly adjusted to respond to changes inside and outside the body, to keep them at a normal level.
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Negative feedback that maintains a living organism’s body function within limits essential for the body to continue functioning properly despite external stimuli that have a tendency to disrupt the [..]
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Equilibrium of internal environment despite changes in the external environment.  
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  A state of constancy or equilibrium.
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Literally, the stillness of sameness. A state of stability.
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Maintenance of an equilibrium state by some self-regulating capacity of an individual.
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the maintenance of a constant internal state in a changing environment; a constant internal state that is maintained in a changing environment by continually making adjustments to the internal and ext [..]
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the property of either an open system or a closed system, especially a living organism, that regulates its internal environment so as to maintain a stable, constant condition.
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The balanced condition of a biological process in which there is no change in the final products of a particular reaction.
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The tendency of the body to maintain an internal equilibrium.
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Homeostasis is the state of steady internal conditions maintained by living things. This dynamic state of equilibrium is the condition of optimal functioning for the organism and includes many variabl [..]
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Homeostasis is the state of steady internal conditions maintained by living things. This dynamic state of equilibrium is the condition of optimal functioning for the organism and includes many variabl [..]
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A property of cells, tissues, and organisms that allows the maintenance and regulation of the stability and constancy needed to function properly. Homeostasis is a healthy state that is maintained by the constant adjustment of biochemical and physiological pathways. An example of homeostasis is the maintenance of a constant blood pressure in the hu [..]
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(home-ee-oh-stay-sis) [Gk. homos, same or similar + stasis, standing] The steady-state physiological condition of the body.
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 Constancy or equilibrium of the internal conditions of the body.
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A state of physiological balance within the individual. For example, lack of water leads to the uncomfortable sensation of thirst. The individual seeks products, such as soft drinks, that reduce the ensuing tension to return to a state of physiological balance or homeostasis.
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self-regulating process by which a system remains stable by adjusting to changing conditions (Dendritic Spines Lab, Makes Me Sweat, Virtual Neurons)
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Humans seek balance in their lives. When things are out of order or imbalanced, it tends to cause problems. This is true particularly with regard to our internal state or well-being. Homeostasis refer [..]
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The maintenance of constant internal conditions (mainly of the body fluids) in the face of changing activity and external conditions, to provide optimum conditions for enzyme activity of metabolism. Controlled by negative feed-back loops, in which any change away from the "goal state" is opposed. The "ideal state&quot [..]
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Steady state. Maintenance of the constancy of the internal environment in the face of fluctuating demands and a changing environment, eg. humans maintaining a body temperature of 37oC.
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In biology used to describe a condition where an organism maintains a stable structure where in fact a constant flux of molecules occurs. Although many organisms can live for years, all cellular compo [..]
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A state of balance among all the body systems needed for the body to survive and function correctly. In homeostasis, body levels of acid, blood pressure, blood sugar, electrolytes, energy, hormones, o [..]
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