thermoregulation

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thermoregulation

 [ther″mo-reg″u-la´shun]
1. heat regulation.
ineffective thermoregulation a nursing diagnosis accepted by the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, defined as a state in which an individual's temperature fluctuates between hypothermia and hyperthermia.

ther·mo·reg·u·la·tion

(ther'mō-reg'yū-lā'shŭn),
Temperature control, as by a thermostat.

thermoregulation

(thûr′mō-rĕg′yə-lā′shən)
n.
Maintenance of a constant internal body temperature independent from the environmental temperature: mammalian thermoregulation.

ther′mo·reg′u·la·to′ry (-rĕg′yə-lə-tôr′ē) adj.

ther·mo·reg·u·la·tion

(thĕr'mō-reg'yū-lā'shŭn)
1. Temperature control, as by a thermostat.
2. Maintenance of body temperature through physiologic mechanisms governed by the hypothalamus.

thermoregulation

The control of body temperature and its maintenance within narrow limits in spite of factors tending to change it.

thermoregulation

the control of body heat in HOMOIOTHERMS.
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Stopping work often and calling your dog in for a little shot of water provides you a chance to better monitor his body temp, respiration rate, etc., so you can stay ahead of any problems.
(2004) Median age = 33 (18-51) years Early fever = temp > Severe TBI 38.5[degrees]C during Early fever = 44 (42 M/2 F; the first 2 days after 82.2% M) admission No fever = 57 (41 M/16F) Li and n = 7145 (5427 M/1718 F; 76% M) Axillary body temp Jiang Age = 1 -92 years Temp magnitudes (2012) (75.3% adult) NT (36.3[degrees]C- Mild TBI (4297) 37.2[degrees]C) Moderate TBI (1222) MiF (37.3[degrees]C- Severe TBI (1626) 38.0[degrees]C) MoF (38.1[degrees]C- 39.0[degrees]C) HF (>39.0[degrees]C) Duration: number of fever days (based on highest temp for 2 consecutive hours in that day) for the first 3 days after injury Sacho et n = 67 (52 M/15 F; 77.6% M) BT 5 days after injury al.
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The dummy's body temp was set at 98.6 degree and dressed in wet clothes.