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A state of equilibrium, as in an organism or cell, maintained by self-regulating processes: The kidneys maintain homeostasis in the body by regulating the amount of salt and water excreted.

ho′me·o·stat′ic (-stăt′ĭk) adj.
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Adj.1.homeostatic - related to or characterized by homeostasis
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Insulin resistance was calculated by using homeostatic model for assessment of insulin resistance (HOMA-IR).
The researchers conclude by saying, "We propose that much sitting time results in decreased loading of osteocytes in the weight-bearing long bones and, thereby, the homeostatic regulation of body weight does not activate its afferent signal to the brain, resulting in obesity.
Muscle Stem Cells Exhibit Distinct Clonal Dynamics in Response to Tissue Repair and Homeostatic Aging," Cell Stem Cell, 2017; DOI: 10.
Homeostatic model assessment (HOMA-IR) was calculated.
It covers the behavioral sciences and health; regulatory systems; basic homeostatic systems; higher order homeostatic systems; development through the life cycle; social and cultural issues; societal and behavioral health challenges; the health care system, policy, and economics; the clinical relationship; and psychopathology.
As endothelial cells regulate many homeostatic processes within the body, their dysfunction has important implications for diseases, such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer.
The balance of thyroid hormone levels is critically important because too much is bad, and too little is bad, but normal homeostatic levels are just right.
These mathematical equations, described in 1985, called homeostatic model assessment (HOMA) indexes, comprise two different formulas: homeostatic model assessment of insulin resistance (HOMA-IR), and homeostatic model assessment of [beta]-cell capacity (HOMA-B) [4].
For mothers and newborns, serum levels of vitamin B12, folate, glucose, high-density lipoprotein (HDL), low-density lipoprotein (LDL), triglycerides, cholesterol, insulin, homocysteine and homeostatic model assessment (HOMA-IR) were noted.
Secondary outcome measures include mean change from baseline in HbA1c, insulin resistance as measured by the homeostatic model assessment (HOMA-IR), fasting insulin and glucose.
Reducing inflammation, promoting inherent defense barriers, and immune functions by upregulating the expression of essential homeostatic protein and filaggrin in human tissue.
Compelling evidence suggests that adenosine plays an important role in mediating the increase of homeostatic sleep pressure during time spent awake and its decrease during sleep.