An organism that regulates its body temperature despite changes in the external environmental temperature
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Homeotherm: A homeotherm is a warm-blooded animal (such as homo sapiens). Another term for us warm-blooded creatures is endotherm. Those of us who are homeotherms or endotherms are as opposed to a poikilotherm (an organism such as a frog that is cold-blooded) and a stenotherm (a creature that can on...
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An organism which maintains an approximately constant body temperature, usually above that of the surrounding medium.
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<biology, zoology> An organism that maintains a constant internal body temperature. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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homoiotherm noun an animal that has a body temperature that is relatively constant and independent of the environmental temperature
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(ho´me-o-thәrm″) an animal that exhibits homeothermy; a warm-blooded animal. endotherm.
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homeotherm, homeothermal, homeothermic 1. Any of the animals, including mammals and birds, that tend to maintain a constant body temperature. 2. Maintaining an almost constant body temperature; warm-blooded; homothermous, etc. 3. An organism, such as a mammal or bird, having a body temperature that...
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Homeothermy is thermoregulation that maintains a stable internal body temperature regardless of external influence. This temperature is often, though not necessarily, higher than the immediate environment (Greek: homoios = "similar", thermē = "heat"). The opposite is poikilothermy. ==Advantages of...
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An organism, such as a mammal or bird, capable of maintaining its body temperature within a narrow range, usually above that of its surroundings despite large variations in environmental temperature. It may be maintained continually or for limited periods only.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: hō′mē-ō-therm Definitions: 1. Any animals, including mammals and birds, that tend to maintain a constant body temperature. Synonyms: hematherm, warm-blooded animal
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