Temperature Control and Measurements

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Homeostasis- Thermoregulation

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Vasocontriction and Vasodilation

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Too hot and Too cold

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Measuring Temperature

Mouth

Rectum

Arm pit

Ear

Forehead

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Body Temperatures

Normal Range - 36.5-37.2 degrees C

Death - below 25 degrees C

Hypothermia - 32 degrees C

Fever - above 37.2 degrees C

Heat Exhaustion/ Heat stroke - Above 38 degrees C

Death likely to occur - above 43 degrees C

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