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Set-point suddenly raised to high value

---Setting of the thermostat

-Actual body temperature

Set-point suddenly raised to high value

Chills: Vasoconstriction Piloerection Epinephrine secretion Shivering

Crisis

Chills: Vasoconstriction Piloerection Epinephrine secretion Shivering

Crisis

2 3 4 Time in hours

Vasodilation Sweating Set-point suddenly reduced to low value

2 3 4 Time in hours

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