"A feedback that works to maintain the organism in a certain relationship with its operating environment, rather than to sustain a certain internal state" (K. SAYRE, 1976, p.54).
SAYRE adds: "Heterotelic feedback differs from homeostasis in directing the response of the environmentally stimulated system back to the environment rather then containing it within the system itself" (Ibid).
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