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How do toxicants affect homeostasis for exposed organisms?

Topic

Pathways and transformations of energy and matter

Framing Question

How do toxicants affect homeostasis for exposed organisms?

Learning Objectives

  • Describe how toxicants disrupt homeostasis.
  • Describe the role of xenobiotic defense mechanisms in maintaining homeostasis.
  • Contrast a physiological versus a pathological adaptation to a stimulus.
  • Contrast physiological and pathological cellular adaptations.

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