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Message 21 of 49 (26270)
12-11-2002 4:49 AM
Reply to: Message 20 by mark24
12-10-2002 4:07 PM

What function do goosebumps have in humans? In mammals they raise the hairs to trap air & act as an insulator.
I thought goosebumps force oil into follicles and onto skin, trapping air around the surface of the skin and thus the air provides additional insulation.

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