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11.2: Homeostasis

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homeostasis

Ability to keep a stable internal environment; the ability of the body to maintain a stable internal environment despite a changing environment.

hormone

Chemical messenger molecule.

negative feedback

Response to a stimulus that keeps a variable close to a set value.

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Response to an event increases the likelihood of the event to continue.

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Date Created:
Nov 29, 2012
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Dec 01, 2016
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