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noun as in tendency to maintain internal stability

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The presence of a diverse array of helpful microorganisms in the gut contributes to good health and homeostasis.

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Perhaps there’s something romantic about homeostasis after all.

In this metaphor, the slope is a stand-in for the concept of stress—something that challenges homeostasis and necessitates adjustments.

The trouble that scientists had with defining life had nothing to do with the particulars of life’s hallmarks such as homeostasis or evolution.

Yang’s work focuses on the fundamental concept of homeostasis, informed by her collaborations with biologists.

With the whole thing being stirred up constantly by continual homeostasis correction.

Homeostasis: the tendency towards a relatively stable equilibrium between interdependent elements of the human body.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to homeostasis, such as: equilibrium, balance, evenness, stability, equanimity, and equipoise.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.