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Sea Monkey Homeostasis

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Positive Feedback
A type of regulation that responds to a change in conditions by initiating responses that will increase the change. Takes organism away from homeostasis
Negative Feedback
A type of regulation that responds to a change in conditions by initiating responses that will counteract the change. Maintains a steady state.
Homeostasis
A tendency to maintain a balanced or constant internal state; the regulation of any aspect of body chemistry, such as blood glucose, around a particular level
Biotic
Describes living factors in the environment.
Abiotic
Describes non-living factors in the environment.
Emergent property
a property of a system that emerges from the interaction of the elements of the system.
Biological Organization
atom, molecule, cell, tissue, organ, organ system, organism, population, community, ecosystem, biosphere
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