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temperature

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temperature balance between heat lost and heat produced by the body
what is heat lost through? perspiration, respiration, and excretion
what does homeostasis mean? constant state of fluid balance
What are individual differences? some people have accelerated body processes and usually have higher temperatures & others have slower body processes and lower temperatures.
how is your body temperature affected by the time of day? morning: temperature is lower evening: temperature is higher
How does the body site affect your body temperature? parts of the body where temps are taken lead to variation
What is the normal range of oral temperatures? average oral temp? range: 97.6* - 99.6* average: 98.6*
what is the normal range of rectal temperatures? average rectal temp? range: 98.6* - 100.6* average: 99.6*
What is the normal range of axillary or groin temperatures? average axillary or groin temp? range: 96.6* - 98.6* average: 97.6*
Where are axillary and groin temperatures taken at? axillary: in the armpit, under the upper arm groin: between the 2 folds of skin formed by the inner thigh and the lower abdomen.
What is an aural temperature? taken with a special thermometer that is placed in the ear
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