Question: Cardio Metabolism

Sudha Veeraraghavan sudha at BIOC01.UTHSCSA.EDU
Wed Mar 2 23:01:42 EST 1994


> Why does the heart rate increase when temperature increases?  Try to be as
> specific as possible... Thanx....
> 
Perhaps to pump more blood to the extremeties and capillaries so as to
cool off the body through heat exchange with the environment.
Sudha 

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