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Definition of homeostasis noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

homeostasis

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌhoʊmioʊˈsteɪsəs//
 
[uncountable] (biology)
 
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the process by which the body reacts to changes in order to keep conditions inside the body, for example temperature, the same
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: homeostasis