Later Development, Develop. Physiol., Dr. D. Penney
Table 3.17 - Resistance to Asphyxia in Fetal and Newborn Animals.
- Decreases with age after birth
- Less in precocious young
- Less when the circulatory system is rendered non-functional
- Increases with decreasing body temperature
- Partially dependent on stored carbohydrate (glycogen) in the tissues, especially heart
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