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What are the 4 ways in which the body loses heat and what is

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What are the 4 ways in which the body loses heat and what is an example of each?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Nurse Milli, RN replied 8 years ago.

Hi there and thanks for the question

1) Convection-is when a person's body heat is transfered to the surrounding air and vapors surrounding the body.

2) Evaporation-a person loses heat as they sweat.

3) Radiation-the body radiates heat outward around itself

4) Conduction-the transfer of heat through physical contact.

Hope this helps!

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