NounHomeostasis (plural homeostases)
- (physiology) The ability of a system or living organism to adjust its internal environment to maintain a stable equilibrium; such as the ability of warm-blooded animals to maintain a constant temperature.
- Such a dynamic equilibrium or balance.
aplomb, balance, balanced personality, constancy, cool, equilibrium, fastness, firmness, imperturbability, invariability, nerve, reliability, rootedness, sang-froid, secureness, security, solidity, soundness, stability, stable equilibrium, stable state, steadfastness, steadiness, steady nerves, steady state, substantiality, undeflectability, uniformity, unshakable nerves, unshakableness
- homœostasis (dated)
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