endotherm

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endotherm

 [en´do-therm″]
1. an animal that exhibits endothermy.

endotherm

(ĕn′də-thûrm′)
n.
An organism that generates heat to maintain its body temperature, typically above the temperature of its surroundings.
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This endotherm is found to move closer to the dominant melting endotherm and merge with it for annealing times higher than 120 s at the temperature of 200[degrees]C.
8% of the species making up terrestrial webs were endotherms (SE = 4.
Long-term equilibrium [137Cs]s of the resident Pond B population were predictable from average annual temperatures, suggesting that responses by ectotherms to long-lived contaminants may not differ substantially from those of endotherms, and may be predictable without complex modeling of the thermal environment.
Although seemingly at odds with the converse expectation based simply on how resting metabolism increases in endotherms as temperature declines, our finding is consistent with those of other studies and partly explicable based on our measures of daily activity and also on documented thermoregulatory features of martens.
Differential scanning calorimetry showed typical melting endotherms identical to those of the B-polymorph in retrograded starch.
In fact, the early literature on Bergmann's rule in both ecto- and endotherms often assumes that geographic differences in the character reflect adaptive developmental responses to local temperatures and not genetic differentiation among populations.
4) for formulations numbered 6, 12, and 13, all PE-modified RPET blends with different functionalities but the same 10% modifier level, show that the PE crystalline melting endotherms are reduced by any modification of the PE component and most significantly when S-EP was used as the comodifier.
Over the next few decades, most paleontologists came to think of dinosaurs as more birdlike: warm-blooded animals, or endotherms, that grew quickly, expended lots of energy and regulated their body heat internally.
West Nile virus (WNV) has been reported in a variety of species but primarily endotherms.
However, many studies now indicate that Bergmann size clines in endotherms probably are not simple thermoregulatory adaptations (Scholander et al.
In this study, the double melting endotherms behavior of linear PBS and CEPBS observed might be explained reasonably by the melting and recrystallization model [19].
Although paleontologists once saw them as sluggish ectotherms, many now envision dinosaurs as endotherms.