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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 kidneys play several important roles in maintaining homeostasis, including maintaining the proper blood volume and ion balance as well as removing nitrogenous wastes from the blood. The University of New Mexico expla... 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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