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Health Science

Temperature The balance between heat lost and heat produced by the body
Homeostasis constant state of fluid balance, and is the ideal health state in the human body
average oral temperature 98.6 degrees
average oral range 97.6-99.6
average rectal temperature 99.6
average rectal range 98.6-100.6
average axillary/groin temperature 97.6
average axillary/groin range 96.6-98.6
where are oral temperature taken? mouth
what is another name for an Aural temperature? tympanic
where is an Aural/tympanic temperature taken? ear
hypothermia body temperature below 95 degrees
fever elevated body temperature, above 101
another name for a fever pyrexia
hyperthermia body temperature above 104 degrees
clinical thermometers thermometer that contains mercury or alcohol with red dye.
electronic thermometers can be used for all types of temperatures and is quick and easy to use.
what does afebrile mean no fever
Created by: Huntershelbye