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Does the body try to maintain constant temperature as part of homeostasis?
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In brief: Shivering, sweating
Shivering is the main defense against cold; the muscles produce heat by shaking you.
Sweating causes evaporative cooling.

In brief: Shivering, sweating
Shivering is the main defense against cold; the muscles produce heat by shaking you.
Sweating causes evaporative cooling.
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