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Homeostasis

The human body is a complex machine indeed. It’s ability to adapt to virtually any environment is one of the reasons that humans have been so successful as a species. The body’s ability to create a constant inner environment no matter what the outside environment has to offer is known as homeostasis. Understanding that homeostasis [...]

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When it comes to maintaining homeostasis within the body, every element counts. From the food that we ingest to the vitamins that we use to supplement the natural process of the body, homeostasis is determined by many different elements. Those who maintain an optimal level of health not only understand what homeostasis is, but also [...]

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Human Body Homeostasis

Many individuals have heard the world homeostasis at one time or another, but what does it really mean? Working as a fine-tuned machine, the human body has a way of keeping its inner environment constant no matter what the outside environment is like. Homeostasis maintained in humans acts similar to that of a finely tuned [...]

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Homeostasis

What is Homeostasis? Originating from the Greek words homoios (similar) and histemi (standing still), the idea of homeostasis is the manner in which an open or closed system maintains its natural environment. Mainly used to categorize living organisms, homeostasis is the idea that the body of that organism regulates itself to create an environment that [...]

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