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Skin and Body Temperature

Ways of increasing heat production
Ways of increasing heat production

During exposure to cold environment, shivering of the body is seen, which is nothing but the involuntary contraction of skeletal muscles, which raises.

Regulatory mechanisms
Regulatory mechanisms

In man, temperature regulatory mechanisms include autonomic, somatic, endocrine, behavioural changes.The autonomic regulatory mechanism is effected through.

Variations of body temperature
Variations of body temperature

Normal body temperature in humans is 37o C and shows variations, depending on the activity, sleep-wake cycle, and due to hormonal effects. The temperature.

Skin
Skin

Skin is the outermost covering of the body, which is also known as integument. The structure of skin shows epidermis and dermis. EpidermisEpidermis contains.

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