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  • a term used in systems thinking to describe the action of negative feedback processes in maintaining the system at a constant equilibrium state.
  • a tendency to stability
    Source: Noland, George B. 1983. General Biology, 11th Edition. St. Louis, MO. C. V. Mosby
  • A relative constancy in the internal environment of the body, naturally maintained by adaptive responses that promote healthy survival.
    Source: Biotechnology Glossary

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