Thermoregulation

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Description

During strenuous physical activities, such as skiing (a) or running (c), the dermal blood vessels dilate and sweat secretion increases (b). These mechanisms prevent the body from overheating. In contrast, the dermal blood vessels constrict to minimize heat loss in response to low temperatures (b)

Contributor

Cut Rita Zahara

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Social Bookmarking

Citation

“Thermoregulation,” Open Educational Resource (OER) - UNM, accessed February 29, 2020, http://oer.unm.ac.id/items/show/1019.