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Homeostatic

Relating to homeostasis.


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Positive feedback -- NOT homeostasis?

... - that's part of overall homeostasis. If you focus on JUST that process, and ignore that the feedback can be stopped, it looks like it's not homeostatic. It seems like the professor is playing semantic games and ignoring the system. The question to ask is, if there are natural positive feedback ...

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by Darby
Wed Oct 10, 2012 2:32 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Positive feedback -- NOT homeostasis?
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Positive feedback -- NOT homeostasis?

In a Physiology lecture, the professor asked us, "Who agrees that positive feedback is not a homeostatic mechanism?" He then asked the ones who did raise their hands to stand up. He applauded them, "These people are thinkers. Positive feedback isn't a homeostatic ...

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by Triangular
Sun Oct 07, 2012 12:55 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Positive feedback -- NOT homeostasis?
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Zygote Homeostasis

By "homeostatic," do you mean "exhibits homeostasis"? If so, then yes. All living cells exhibit all 7 requirements - if not, then by definition they are not alive. It's not something that only occurs "from ...

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by AstraSequi
Sun Mar 18, 2012 11:38 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Zygote Homeostasis
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Zygote Homeostasis

... that from conception a zygote possesses the 7 biological requirements of life. Someone brought to me the objection that the zygote is not homeostatic. It seemed like an odd objection, but I am unable to give him a definitive definition that showed that even a zygote was homeostatic. From ...

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by Graffight
Sun Mar 18, 2012 4:50 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Zygote Homeostasis
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Re: What are some ways to boost your immune system?

... The proper work of immune system heavily depends on its environment - both internal and external. So improving things like circulation, homeostatic balance or nutrition is also very important. I meant medicines in general. And I don't know if you're aware, but many doctors tend to prescribe ...

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by caban
Tue Mar 13, 2012 3:44 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What are some ways to boost your immune system?
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