Homeostasis

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Body Temperature

Energy loss and energy gain from your body need to be balanced so that your body temperature remain constant.

Controling body temperature requires: ?

  • ____tors in the _kin and _rain.
  • The ____, triggers the _____tors.
  • _____tors are sweat glands and muscles.
  • What must happen if your body temp is to high?
  • What must happen if your body temp is to low?
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Body Temperature: Answers

Controling body temperature requires: ?

  • Receptors in the Skin and Brain.
  • The Brain, triggers the Effectors.
  • Effectors are sweat glands and muscles.

 

  • What must happen if your body temp is to high? = Sweating transferred to the enviroment.
  • What must happen if your body temp is to low? = Shivering causes the rapid contraction and release of muscles, warming surrounding tissue.
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