- the regulation of body temperature.
Origin of thermoregulation
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This allows it to use less energy than expected for thermoregulation at low temperatures.
- Maintenance of a constant internal body temperature independent of the environmental temperature.
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- Maintenance of a constant internal body temperature independent of the environmental temperature. Thermoregulation in humans is effected through metabolic activity and sweating.
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