Basic Biology


What are the three components necessary to maintain homeostasis?

The three components of homeostasis are sensory receptors, integrators, and effectors. These three components interact to maintain the state of homeostasis. Sensory receptors are cells that can detect a stimulus that signals a change in the environment. The brain is the integrator that processes the information and selects a response. Muscles and glands are effectors that carry out the response.


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