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Dynamic Homeostasis

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Homeostasis is the ability to maintain stable internal physiological conditions, no matter what changes are occurring in the environment.

Which of the following is TRUE regarding dynamic homeostasis?

A

Homeostatic mechanisms keep physiological responses from fluctuating.

B

Homeostatic mechanisms allow for physiological responses to slightly fluctuate within a normal range.

C

Homeostatic mechanisms keep fluctuations in physiological responses right at a set point.

D

Homeostatic mechanisms allow for large fluctuations that will reset the set point.