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Functions of Sweating

July 14th, 2009 · 1 Comment

What function is performed by sweat? Why does the organism give it off in such large quantities? It is the mechanism by which a human organism protects itself against overheating. Evaporation uses large amounts of heat, 600 calories per litre of sweat. If all this heat were given oil by a human body, its temperature […]

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