MALARIA AND THE THERMOGENETIC CENTRE

SAMUEL POZNANSKY, B.A., M.D.   The heat-regulating, or thermogenetic, centre maintains normal body temperature at 98.4F. It is located in the hypothalamus. Afferent nerves in the skin and mucous membranes carry sensations of temperature to the cerebrum. The vasomotor, cardiac and respiratory centres, as well as the metabolic centres and sweat centres in the cord, … Read more