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Homeostasis is the ability of an organism to maintain a stable, constant internal environment, even when the external environment changes. Humans maintain homeostasis in processes such as controlling temperature, blood p... More »

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The lymphatic system works in conjunction with the blood and immune systems to maintain homeostasis, which is a healthy and steady state, in the body. The lymphatic system helps maintain this by draining out toxins, defe... More »

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The digestive system maintains homeostasis by creating the proper pH balance in the gastric environment. In addition, by maintaining the correct enzyme ratio, the digestive system nurtures beneficial bacteria that inhibi... More »

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Homeostasis is the characteristic of an organism to regulate its internal conditions. An example is the body regulating its internal temperature by shivering or sweating. More »

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