Homeostasis

Homeostasis [ hoh-mee-uh'-STEY-sis ]
 noun ]
 MEANING :
 1. the tendency or ability of an organism to maintain internal equilibrium by adjusting its physiological processes
2. the state of psychological equilibrium attained when tension has been reduced or eliminated
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The diagnosis was that he suffered from metabolic abnormalities which were caused by impaired homeostasis.

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