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HOMEOSTASIS

a relatively stable state of equilibrium or a tendency toward such a state between the different but interdependent elements or groups of elements of an organism, population, or group

The meaning of the word homeostasis is a relatively stable state of equilibrium or a tendency toward such a state between the different but interdependent elements or groups of elements of an organism, population, or group.

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WordMeaning
intrudeto thrust oneself in without invitation, permission, or welcome
outgoinggoing away : departing
domicilea dwelling place : place of residence : home
hybridan offspring of two animals or plants of different subspecies, breeds, varieties, species, or genera
scorchto burn a surface of so as to change its color and texture
primto give a prim or demure expression to
strangleto choke to death by compressing the throat with something (such as a hand or rope) : throttle
erodeto diminish or destroy by degrees:
congealto change from a fluid to a solid state by or as if by cold
modean arrangement of the eight diatonic notes or tones of an octave according to one of several fixed schemes of their intervals (see interval