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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Xu and Gordon [53] suggested that microbes can modify gene expression in the host to create physiological homeostasis or to elicit certain disease pathogenesis.
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Stress causes cortical dysfunction and damage physiological homeostasis. This leads to various disorders.
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