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MeSH HeadingShivering
Tree NumberG07.315.232.778.500
Scope NoteInvoluntary contraction or twitching of the muscles. It is a physiologic method of heat production in man and other mammals.
Allowable QualifiersDE ES GE IM PH RE
History Note70(64)
Unique IDD012768

MeSH Tree Structures

Physiological Processes [G07]
   Body Temperature [G07.315]
      Body Temperature Regulation [G07.315.232]
         Thermogenesis [G07.315.232.778]
Shivering [G07.315.232.778.500]

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