What is maintaining the constancy of the internal environment called?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 1 week ago

What is maintaining the constancy of the internal environment called?
 
(a) Conformation
 
(b) Homeostasis
 
(c) Adaptation
 
(d) Migration
 
I had been asked this question in an internship interview.
 
Origin of the question is Organisms and Populations in section Organisms and Populations of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 1 week ago

The correct option is (b) Homeostasis
 
To elaborate: Homeostasis is maintaining the constancy of the internal environment according to changing the external environment. It is a self-regulating process done by all organisms.