TITLE

set-point

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1980
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition for the term "set-point" is presented. It refers to the concept that homeostatic mechanisms maintain variables such as body temperature, body weight, blood glucose level and hormone levels within a certain physiological range compatible with optimal function.
ACCESSION #
21245460

 

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