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    homeostasis

    homeostasis - Dictionary definition and meaning for word homeostasis

    Definition
    (noun) (physiology) metabolic equilibrium actively maintained by several complex biological mechanisms that operate via the autonomic nervous system to offset disrupting changes
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for homeostasis

split it as homeo+status...i.e if you take homeo medicine then your status will be stable or the body system will maintain relative stability.

homeo sounds like homo = equal, stasis sounds like status, equal + status = stability

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