Pronunciation: bar-nahr' kan'on
Definition: the set of mechanisms responsible for the cybernetic adjustment of physiologic and biochemical states in postnatal life.
Synonym(s): physiologic homeostasis
[Claude Bernard, Walter B. Cannon]
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