homeostasis


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(physiology) metabolic equilibrium actively maintained by several complex biological mechanisms that operate via the autonomic nervous system to offset disrupting changes

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She adds that the imbalance of brain iron homeostasis worsens with disease progression, and is not an outcome of end-stage disease.
No, but they understand the basic idea, their vocabulary is increased, and their likelihood of talking about homeostasis goes way up.
A crucial phenomenon in hurdle technology is known as the homeostasis of microorganisms.
Human Health & Homeostasis advances the idea that "homeostasis," or balance, is the key to ongoing good health.
Additionally, families develop rules, norms, communication patterns, boundaries, and roles that are established implicitly and/or explicitly to support homeostasis.
To help restructure DTH's administration, Kennedy Center president Michael Kaiser, who has nursed other ailing arts groups back to homeostasis, will act as pro bono advisor to the company.
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.
In addition, mean serum ionized calcium levels, a more precise marker of calcium homeostasis and thus of bone health, were dependent on serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels, but not on calcium intake.
CB-5083 is a first-in-class, oral inhibitor of p97, a critical enzyme that controls various aspects of protein homeostasis.
Oral TU treatment of type 2 diabetic men with androgen deficiency improves glucose homeostasis and body composition (decrease in visceral obesity), and improves symptoms of androgen deficiency (including erectile dysfunction).
Basic scientists, clinical investigators, and clinicians with interests spanning endocrinology, physiology, cell biology, pathology, genetics, molecular biology, rheumatology, oncology, and other areas that relate to bone development and homeostasis will find this a valuable resource for the most recent developments in skeletal biology and medicine.
Progressive loss of cellular homeostasis causes ageing and an age-associated decline in protein quality control has been implicated in numerous diseases, including neurodegeneration.
Cheraskin, Emanuel, (1999), Home Health & Homeostasis, Birmingham, AL: Clayton College/Natural Reader Press.
Cohesion of the various epidermal layers is crucial to ensure homeostasis of the barrier function, limit excessive water loss and thereby guarantee good moisturization of the skin.
The researchers assessed the relative importance of calcium intake and serum levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D for maintaining calcium homeostasis in a study of 944 healthy white adults in Iceland.