By Claus Jessen
How do mammals have the capacity to hold their physique temperature in the comparable slim diversity in environments as diverse as polar areas and scorching deserts? This complicated textual content describes the morphological gains and physiological mechanisms through which people and different mammals continue their physique temperature inside of a slender diversity regardless of huge diversifications in weather conditions and inner warmth creation. Its 19 chapters care for the physics of warmth trade with the surroundings, and the autonomic and behavioural mechanisms to be had to manage the loss and construction of warmth. The neuronal foundation of temperature legislation and present options of the primary fearful interface among temperature indications generated within the physique and keep an eye on mechanisms are tested intimately. This e-book is of priceless support for undergraduates, postgraduates, lecturers, physicians and scientists.
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