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Mechanisms of heat transfer/exchange with the environment

Conduction
Convection
Radiation
Evaporation
Respirations

2

Evaporation

Body heat loss through perspiration

3

Convection

Body heat lost to air

4

Conduction

Body heat lost to nearby objects through touch

5

Radiation

Body heat lost to nearby objects without touching them

6

Increased body temp results in

Vasodilation
Convection
Radiation
Sweating
Evaporation from lungs

7

Decreased body temp

Thermogeneration
Vasoconstriction
Shivering

8

Thermoregulation

Homeostatic process that keeps body temp within acceptable/normal limits
*Hypothalamus is the body thermostat