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homeostasis

ho·me·o·sta·sis

homeostasis

pronunciation:
ho mi o steI sihs
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part of speech: noun
definition: the tendency of a physiological system, esp. of mammals and other higher animals, to remain more or less stable.
derivations: homeostatic (adj.), homeostatically (adv.)
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