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Comparative physiology of thermoregulation Volume II, Mammals.

Author: G Causey Whittow
Publisher: Burlington : Elsevier Science, 1971.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: G Causey Whittow
ISBN: 9781483257617 1483257614
OCLC Number: 869641947
Description: 1 online resource (768 pages)
Contents: Cover image; Title page; Table of Contents; CONTRIBUTORS; Copyright; LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS; PREFACE; CONTENTS OF VOLUME I; Chapter 1: RODENTS; Publisher Summary; I Introduction; II Thermal Environment of Rodents; III Thermal Behavior; IV Precision of Homeothermy; V Temperature Regulation in Cold Environments; VI Temperature Regulation in Warm Environments; VII Activity and Temperature Regulation; VIII Altitude, Hypoxia, and Temperature Regulation; IX Sex Differences in Temperature Regulation; X Summary and Conclusions; Chapter 2: CARNIVORES; Publisher Summary; I Introduction. II General Thermal DefensesIII Protection against Hypothermia; IV Cold Acclimation; V Protection against Hyperthermia; VI Heat Acclimation; VII Thermoregulatory Importance of Hypothalamic Temperature; Chapter 3: UNGULATES; Publisher Summary; I Introduction; II Body Temperature; III Heat Production; IV Heat Loss; V Behavioral Thermoregulation; VI Food and Water Intake; VII Thermoregulation in the Young Animal; VIII Conclusions; Chapter 4: PRIMATES; Publisher Summary; I Introduction; II Normal Thermoregulation in the Monkey; III Behavioral Thermoregulation. IV Fever and Other Responses to PyrogensV Central Mechanisms of Thermoregulation; VI Neurochemical Control Mechanisms in the Hypothalamus; VII Conclusions; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; Chapter 5: MAN; Publisher Summary; I Introduction; II Man's Energy Exchanges Related to Temperature and Work; III Physiological Temperature Regulation; IV Behavioral Temperature Regulation: Thermal Comfort and Temperature Sensations; V Behavioral versus Physiological Temperature Regulation; VI A Mathematical Model of Man's Thermoregulatory System; AUTHOR INDEX; SUBJECT INDEX.

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