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Alternative forms 
- homœostasis (dated)
homeostasis (plural homeostases)
- (physiology) The ability of a system or living organism to adjust its internal environment to maintain a stable equilibrium; such as the ability of warm-blooded animals to maintain a constant temperature.
- Such a dynamic equilibrium or balance.
Derived terms 
Related terms 
ability to stabilize internal environment
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