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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Homeostasis (biology).
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  • Hormesis [r]: A quantitative and qualitative dose-response relationship in which the effect at low concentrations occurs in the opposite direction from that expected from the effect observed at higher concentrations. [e]
  • Steady state [r]: A situation with constant system properties despite non-vanishing energy flow. [e]
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  • Flux [r]: Add brief definition or description
  • Control theory [r]: Add brief definition or description
  • Metabolism [r]: The modification of chemical substances by living organisms. [e]
  • Physiology [r]: The study of the mechanical, physical, and biochemical functions of tissues and how they interact. [e]
  • Human physiology [r]: Science of the workings of the human body and its component parts, at many levels and modes of scientific investigation and at many levels in the heirarchy of the human body’s complex and changing organization. [e]
  • Physiological stress [r]: Biological consequences of the failure of an organism to respond appropriately to emotional or physical threats to its being, whether actual or imagined. [e]
  • Rheostasis (biology) [r]: The biochemical and physiological processes that serve the adaptive needs of an organism facing internal or external environmental challenges through graduated quantitative regulation. [e]
  • Apoptosis [r]: Programmed cell death by which cells in a multicellular organism undergo a controlled death. [e]