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body temperature

  • ENERGY LOSS and ENERGY GAIN from your body need to be balanced so that your body temperature stays CONSTANT.

controlling body temperature requires..

  • Temperature receptors in the skin to detect the external temperature.
  • Temperature receptors in the brain to measure the temperature of blood.
  • The brain which acts as a processing centre, to recieve information from the temperature receptors responding by triggering the effectors.
  • Effectors (sweat glands and muscles
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