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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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However, the colchicine group showed improvement on the Homeostatic Model Assessment of Insulin Resistance test.
Additionally, the company's pre-clinical assets include a library of novel small molecule, cereblon-binding targeted protein degraders, Protein Homeostatic Modulators (PHM).
A 100 percent increase in log-aldosterone was associated with a 2.6 mg/dL higher fasting plasma glucose, 15 percent higher homeostatic model assessment of insulin resistance (HOMA2-IR) and 6 percent higher HOMA2-&beta; (P < 0.01).
The current study reports on the gene expression and molecular characteristics of three members of the CC family of chemokines: 1) dual chemokine ligand CCL17; 2) homeostatic chemokines ligand CCL21; and 3) CCL24 in response to bacterial challenge in large yellow croaker (Larimichthys crocea).
We propose that by combining both the temporal element of neural circuitry and the deregulation of the homeostatic functions that modulate synaptogenesis and neuroplasticity, it is possible to pinpoint the mechanism behind many human degenerative diseases, predominantly neurodegenerative diseases.
Researchers working in various medical specialties in Europe, Japan, and North America address the biology of bone; the mechanism of bone mineralization; endocrine factors that act on bone, including sex steroids and the parathyroid hormone; molecules that are secreted by bone and act on other tissues; the relationship between bone and the nervous, immune, and vascular systems; the influence of gut microbiota on bone homeostasis; and the diseases resulting from disruption of homeostatic pathways, such as multiple myeloma, and how knowledge of these pathways may be used for the development of therapeutics.
The timing-dependent influence of a-tDCS on motor learning through MI might be explained by homeostatic plasticity processes as proposed by the Bienenstock-CooperMunro rule.
For evaluating homeostatic proliferation in normal and autoimmune mouse models, NOD, B6 mice were treated with 3 weekly subcutaneous injections of DC ([10.sup.5]/injection) or PBS beginning at 9 weeks of age, and Balb/c mice at the same age were treated with 3 weekly intravenous injections of DC or PBS.
Interestingly, CCL27 and CXCL13, which are increased in BMS-CONTROL compared to BMS-COPD, are classified as homeostatic chemokines [30].