physiological homeostasis


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physiological homeostasis

[‚fiz·ē·ə‚läj·i·kəl ‚hō·mē·ō′stās·əs]
(physiology)
Maintenance of the body's natural resistance to disease.
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I started out, hesitant, skeptical and actually clueless, but I knew that if I could titrate vasoactive drips to maintain physiological homeostasis in critically ill patients, the computer couldn't possibly be that threatening
From theories of physiological homeostasis and cybernetics that appeared early in the twentieth century, to the natural progress of intelligence and philosophy, to the struggles against barriers to intellectual progress, Intelligence is a broad-ranging discussion of not only biological but also social factors behind what makes the human brain achieve so much.
Kimura (1979, 1983) interpreted [beta] to be an inverse measure of the degree of physiological homeostasis.
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