The Relation between Blood Osmotic Pressure, Fluid Distribution and Voluntary Water Intake


The physiological basis of thirst has been a debatable subject for well over a century. Recent investigations have centered around the old controversy as to whether thirst is a general or localized sensation. The historical literature on this subject has been presented by Cannon (1918). Montgomery (1931) has briefly summarized the more recent contributions… (More)


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