Essays Tagged: "Thermoregulation"

Heat generation and loss in the human body, mechanisms of control and extreme heat and cold responses.

rs are the temperature regulating centre, heat production and heat loss. This is referred to as the thermoregulation (Roper, Logan & Tierney 2000).In some cases the hypothalamus is incapable of re ...

(6 pages) 70 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

A discussion on the principle ways in which heat is gained and lost by the body, explaining the various mechanisms involved in the regulation of body temperature

ng instead as insulation. As a result, Clark & Edholm (1985) estimate the role of conduction in thermoregulation to be no greater than 2%.Convection is the transfer of heat by a moving gas or liqu ...

(6 pages) 72 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Describe The Roles of Water in Living Organisms

everyday functions efficiently and this could lead to loss of ability to function at all. Therefore thermoregulation is very important and water plays a part in this. One method of reducing internal b ...

(4 pages) 33 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Australian ecotherms and endotherms

(5 pages) 34 0 0.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Nursing Skills

(9 pages) 70 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Large mouth bass

istic, care giving, care soliciting, eliminative, allelomimetic, sexual, play, sleep, use of tools, thermoregulation and social. While the bass not use all of these it uses most of them. The la ...

(7 pages) 11 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

regulatory behavior

pairment that are always possible as well. Knowing in advance what types of things can impair one's thermoregulation process gives people a step up against having issues later in life.The nervous syst ... is the process by which our body maintains a steady internal temperature. This process is known as thermoregulation and is mostly controlled by the hypothalamus section in the brain (Vella & Krav ...

(4 pages) 5 0 0.0 Aug/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Homeostasis- Anatomy Bonus Essay

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Dec/2014

Subjects: Science Essays