ectothermic

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ectothermic

 [ek″to-ther´mik]
1. pertaining to or characterized by ectothermy.

ectothermic

(ĕk′tə-thûr′mĭk) also

ectothermal

(ĕk′tə-thûr′məl)
adj.
Of or relating to an organism that regulates its body temperature largely by exchanging heat with its surroundings; cold-blooded.

ectotherm

(ek'to-therm?) [ ecto- + therm-] Cold-blooded animal.ectothermic (ek?to-ther'mik), adjective