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A laborer has been working in the sun for 8 hrs. continuously and has been sweating profusely all...

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A laborer has been working in the sun for 8 hrs. continuously and has been sweating profusely all the while. He is most likely to produce:

a) Dilute high volume urine

b) Concentrated low volume urine

c) His urinary output will not change

d) Dilute low volume urine

Concentrated Vs Dilute

In order to answer this question the reader needs to have background information on two terms:

Dilute: means that a substance or liquid has increased volume of water (or solvent) added to it. The more water added, the more dilute the solution.

Concentrated: means that a substance or liquid has limited volume of water (or solvent) within its solution.

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If the laborer has been in the sun for 8 hours it is safe to assume that this person has lost a lot of sweat due to evaporative cooling process on the...

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What is Sweat? - Definition & Function

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Sweat is a fluid produced by the skin in order to regulate body temperature. It is vital for the maintenance of homeostasis and is part of the excretory function of the skin. This article discusses sweat, its components, and its functions.


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