BODY TEMPERATURE

n. in biology, refers to the mammalian trait of being warm-blooded. Human beings are able to regulate their own temperature and keep it at a near-constant. The normal body temperature is set therefore, at around 98.6

BODY TEMPERATURE: "Regardless of the temperature in the external environment, the human body must maintain and regulate its own body temperature in order to continue to perform all its metabolic functions."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BODY TEMPERATURE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/body-temperature/ (accessed December 13, 2019).
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