milieu interieur

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milieu interieur

[mēl′yü in¦tir·ē·ər]
(physiology)
The fundamental concept that the living organism exists in an aqueous internal environment which bathes all tissues and provides a medium for the elementary exchange of nutrients and waste.
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La peau, situee a la limite du corps et du milieu exterieur, est predestinee a permettre certains echanges entre ces 2 milieux et surtout a assurer la protection du milieu interne contre un environnement extremement agressif.