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1

The hormone that is most important in the daily regulation of cell respiration is:

thyroxine

2

heat is distributed from active organs to cooler parts of the body by:

blood

3

In cold environment, the arterioles in the dermis will:

constrict to conserve heat

4

when sweating takes place, excess body heat is lost in the:

evaporation of sweating

5

when the body is at rest, the skeletal muscles produce a significant amount of heat because of:

muscle tone

6

from the respiratory tract, a small amount of heat is lost in:

exhaled water vapor

7

the movement of air across the skin results in heat loss by the process of:

convection

8

the part of the brain that regulates body temperature is the:

hypothalamus

9

chemicals produced during inflammation that cause fevers are called:

endogenous pyrogens