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Answer the Following Question. ‘‘Organisms May Be Conformers Or Regulators.’’ Explain this Statement and Give One Example of Each. - Biology

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Answer the following question.
‘‘Organisms may be conformers or regulators.’’ Explain this statement and give one example of each.

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Solution

1." Regulators":

  • The organism is able to maintain homeostasis by physiological and behavioural means.
  • All birds and mammals and few lower vertebrates and invertebrates species maintain homeostasis by thermoregulation and osmoregulation.
  • For eg : -Birds & Mammals.

2."Conformers":

  • The majority (99%) of animals and nearly all plants cannot maintain a constant internal environment. Their body temperature is not constant. They are simply conformers.
  • Eg; -Fishes, Frogs, etc.
Concept: Organism and Its Environment - Responses to Abiotic Factors
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