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How our Bodies control Temperature



The external heat transfer mechanisms are radiation, conduction and convection and evaporation of perspiration. The process is far more than the passive operation of these heat transfer mechanisms, however. The body takes a very active role in temperature regulation. Even when inactive, an adult male must lose heat at a rate of about 90 watts as a result of his basal metabolism.

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