Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
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Chapter 42 - The Animal Body and Principles of Regulation - Review Questions - Synthesize: 3

Answer

Hunger is a negative feedback stimulus: you feel hunger, you then go and eat to reduce/eliminate the hunger. Hunger stimulates its own end.

Work Step by Step

Remember that positive feedback leads to more and more of a thing while negative feedback tries to eliminate the thing that produces the signal in order to generate a steady state.
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