Steady State and Homeostasis

Steady State and Homeostasis: Steady State refers to a system in which the rate of input of matter and energy equals to that of output. The living cell or organism is an example of steady state because it must be continuously supplied with water, oxygen, energy and a variety of materials. Besides, there must also be an output of CO2, nitrogenous wastes and heat which are products of chemical reactions. Homeostasis is defined as the tendency of living organisms to maintain a constant internal environment. It is a process through which the internal environment of the organism is maintained at … Continue reading Steady State and Homeostasis