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Homeostasis

Revision as of 19:08, 14 March 2006 by 80.142.75.104 (Talk)

Homeostasis is a term that has been coined in 1926 by Walter B. Cannon. It means that the internal milieu of the organism is held actively constant in order to provide a conducive environment fo life processes.

Homeostasis is accomplished by mechanisms like feedback control, feedforward control or antagonistic redundancy.

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