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anatomical structure homeostasis +   
A homeostatic process involved in the maintenance of an internal steady state within a defined anatomical structure of an organism, including control of cellular proliferation and death and control of metabolic function. An anatomical structure is any biological entity that occupies space and is distinguished from its surroundings. Anatomical structures can be macroscopic such as a carpel, or microscopic such as an acrosome.
energy homeostasis +   
homeostasis of number of cells +   
multicellular organismal-level chemical homeostasis +   
respiratory chemosensitivity 
sleep homeostasis 
temperature homeostasis +   
tissue homeostasis +   

Exact Synonyms: anatomical structure maintenance
Definition Sources: GOC:dph

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