"In order for biological processes to proceed, organisms need to maintain standard internal balances. They do so through systems of negative feedback called homeostasis which ensure that all things happen in moderation. The processes and controls involved in homeostasis vary from organism to organism, but often involve hormonal signals."

ATTRIBUTION: http://www.brightstorm.com/science/biology/cell-functions-and-processes/homeostasis
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