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The normal oral temperature of a healthy adult in the morning is.



Choices

1 ) 36.3–37.1°C
2 ) 36.1–37.5°C
3 ) 36.3–38.5°C
4 ) 36.3–38.1°C

Explanation


The normal oral temperature of an adult in the mornings is 36.3–37.1°C (97.3–98.8°F). Different parts of the body have slightly different temperatures. extremities are cooler. Core temperature measured by rectal temperature is 0.5°C higher than an oral temperature. Scrotal temperature is 32°C.

In females at ovulation body temperature increases.

During exercise, core temperature may reach up to 40°C.

Oral temperature is affected by hot and cold substance eating.

Core temperature undergoes circadian rhythm lowest in the morning i.e. 6 AM and highest in the evening.

In children, body temperature is 0.5°C above the adults.

 

 


Answer

36.3–37.1°C

Last Modified : 08-Jan-2020

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