Experientia

, Volume 33, Issue 3, pp 353–354 | Cite as

Respiratory responses in heat-exposed rabbits: Inhibition of tachypnoea offset by increase in tidal volume

  • M. Maskrey
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Summary

Rabbits in which thermal panting has been inhibiting by previous cold exposure or by water deprivation respond to a raised ambient temperature with an increase in tidal volume. By so doing, they are able to maintain a minute volume appropriate to their thermoregulatory requirements.

Keywords

Ambient Temperature Tidal Volume Cold Exposure Water Deprivation Minute Volume 

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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Maskrey
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysiologyUniversity of TasmaniaHobartAustralia

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