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What is the difference between homeostasis and equilibrium?
I tried to figure this out but it isn't that easy as it sounds like.

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Hi Anders
Homeostasis maintains a state of dynamic egualibrium or the maintainance of the status quo regarding physiological systems. It is a biological term
Equilibrium occurs when the final state of a reaction occurs. The term applies to Chemistry and physics

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Science teacher for over 50 years. MSc. in biology. I can answer questions in general biology, zoology, botany, anatomy and physiology and biochemistry.

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