The nervous system maintains homeostasis by sending electrochemical signals throughout the body, coordinating and executing both the voluntary and involuntary processes that maintain homeostasis, according to Penn Medici... More »

The respiratory system helps maintain homeostasis by regulating the intake of air into the body and by removing carbon dioxide from the blood, which in turn assists the circulatory system's function and many other operat... More »

The immune system maintains homeostasis by preventing pathogens from disrupting the body's normal functioning. It achieves this in various ways, including adaptive immunity when the body encounters a new pathogen, innate... More »

The urinary system sustains homeostasis by eliminating wastes from the body, regulating blood acidity levels and controlling the levels of metabolites and electrolytes in the blood, such as sodium, potassium and calcium.... More »

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 »

Nervous tissue is found in peripheral nerves throughout the body and in the organs of the central nervous system, the brain and spinal cord. Nerve tissue is composed of neurons, which are specialized cells able to react ... More »

The integumentary system maintains homeostasis by protecting the body, regulating temperature, absorbing materials and synthesizing vitamins and minerals. To achieve this, it may interact with other areas of the body, li... More »