Why is homeostasis important?


Why is homeostasis important?


Homeostasis is the ability for a living organism to maintain equilibrium. The part of the cell that is responsible for controlling homeostasis is the cell membrane. This is the location at which substances such as water and ions may enter or leave the cell.

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Homeostasis is important because it allows organisms to remain healthy unless external changes takes place. Without it we would not be able to...

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Homeostasis in Animals

from MEGA Biology: Practice & Study Guide

Chapter 11 / Lesson 4

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