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Organisms have evolved physiologically and anatomically to adapt. How has their anatomy or physiology evolved to maximize homeostasis and equilibrium?

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Consider the differentiation between what is referred to as "cold-blooded" and "warm-blooded" organisms. For the most part, the former are comprised of many reptiles that are "older" so to speak in the evolutionary tree versus those organisms which are warm-blooded.

The biggest difference between such organisms is the ability to regulate internal temperature. In order to do ...

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