Biology 9th grade

How do you describe homeostasis?

asked by Brianna

    posted by Ms. Sue
  2. definition: The ability or tendency of an organism or cell to maintain internal equilibrium by adjusting its physiological processes.
    examples: in summer after exercising, you are hot, right? sweating cools off your body for your body to maintain equal internal temperatures.

    posted by Gabby
  3. I don't know

    posted by Ashley
  4. homo

    posted by john
  5. What the heck?

    posted by Bianca
  6. describle plasma membrane

    posted by haley
  7. Biology

    posted by Mino

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