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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Therefore, there is a need for further studies with large patient groups to examine the effects of low-tidal volumes combined with or without PEEP compared to conventional ventilation on thermoregulation.
The same ecological opportunity that frees island organisms from predators also facilitates behavioral thermoregulation. "Whereas mainland lizards spend most of their time hiding from predators, island lizards move around more, and are able to spend much of their day precisely shuttling between sun and shade," said MuEoz, assistant professor in the Department of Biological Sciences in the College of Science.
Conclusions: Glycerin inclusion levels of up to 12% can be used to partially replace corn in diets for layers housed in sheds with ceramic-tile roofing without compromising their thermoregulation in a hot environment.
Willott SJ (1997) Thermoregulation in four species of British grasshoppers (Orthoptera: Acrididae).
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In a series of publications, it is concluded that alcohol alters the correct operation of the system responsible for thermoregulation [2, 3], generating an induced vasodilation in the skin, which increases heat loss through convection, leading to a decrease in body temperature that is directly related to the amount of alcohol consumed.
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Through this mechanism, copulation could lead to increased energetic costs to locomotion and thermoregulation as well as to increased mortality via predation (Lima and Dill, 1990; Magnhagen, 1991; Fairbairn, 1993).
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They provided definitions, outlined how the body's thermoregulation system works and adverse patient outcomes of unintended perioperative hypothermia.
His fields of interest include exercise physiology, thermoregulation, nutrition, fluid and electrolyte balance, sports medicine, genetics and performance, and health education.