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ho·me·o·stat·ic

(hō'mē-ō-stat'ik),
Relating to homeostasis.

ho·me·o·stat·ic

(hō'mē-ō-stat'ik)
Relating to homeostasis.

homeostasis

(ho?me-o-sta'sis) [ homeo- + stasis, ]
The state of dynamic equilibrium of the internal environment of the body that is maintained by the ever-changing processes of feedback and regulation in response to external or internal changes. Synonym: dynamic equilibrium See: Negative Feedback (Homeostasis)
homeostatic (-stat'ik), adjective

homeostatic

pertaining to homeostasis.
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3-10) We showed that the CPD have much smaller overall CVI and CVG compared to numerical parameters, suggesting that these morphologic parameters are less variable around the homeostatic set point intraindividually and interindividually.
In order to probe the previously proposed homeostatic control system (Watters et al.
Normative life satisfaction: measurement issues and a homeostatic model.
A] on RCV, on the results of analyzing a sample more than once and/or taking more than 1 sample, and on the number of samples needed to obtain an estimate of an individual's homeostatic set point within a stated closeness at a predetermined probability.
One generalization is that homeostatic processes continue to function in an organized manner during NUM, but are disrupted in REM sleep.
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This foreign substance can strengthen the body's own capacity to fend for itself, or it can undermine the body's homeostatic mechanisms; it can bolster or weaken the immune system, or the body's immune system can mobilize to reject the intrusion.
And in the middle he writes of the Ground Situation, in which an ``unstable homeostatic system'' is disturbed by ``some Screw-Turning Interloper or Ante-Raising Happenstance.
A modern economy is not like the old notion of a balanced ecology, in which every species occupies its own fixed niche and a mysterious set of feedbacks preserves a homeostatic harmony among them.
This becomes a natural progression toward the second criteria--that is, a steady or homeostatic state.
Where better to look for archetypes of these systems," Mann says, "than in the interactive, homeostatic milieu of biology?