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 »

Homeostasis in plants includes the regulation of carbon dioxide and water levels necessary to perform photosynthesis. Homeostasis in plants also allows plants cells to store the proper amount of water in their cells to h... 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 »

Homeostasis is the process through which an organism maintains certain internal conditions, such as a human body's internal mechanisms maintaining body temperature at a specific level to prevent over or under heating; th... More »

Feedback loops help maintain homeostasis by allowing the organism to respond to changes in its environment. Feedback loops are important because organisms are always dealing with changes in environment or internal condit... More »

An acquired trait is a physical characteristic of an organism that is not passed down to offspring genetically. It is not coded in the organism's DNA and is a product of the environment's influence on the organism. More »

An example of a single-celled organism is an amoeba. An amoeba is a protozoan that can temporarily form pseudopods to move about. More »

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