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Morgan DayMrs. MitchellAnatomy & Physiology I (20156)22 January 2021Negative Feedback Loops in HomeostasisThe body must always maintain a relatively balanced environment to function properly.The balance and the process of maintaining balance in the body is known ashomeostasis.Thebody is constantly reacting to changes, or variables, that disrupt its homeostasis. When thesechanges occur, it causes a chain-reaction in the body. These reactions are commonly referred toasnegative-feedback loops.There are several negative-feedback loops that regulate the bodysystems. Examples of important negative-feedback loops include, regulating blood glucoselevels, and keeping a stable blood pressure.Most negative-feedback loops share three components: (1) areceptor, where it allbegins, it is what keeps tabs and watches for stimuli; stimuli are the result of any slide outsidenormal range and starts off the whole homeostatic process; (2) acontrol center, which is found

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Fall
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Cybernetics, Positive feedback, negative feedback loops

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