homeothermic


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ho·me·o·ther·mic

(hō'mē-ō-ther'mik),
Pertaining to, or having the essential characteristic of, homeotherms. Compare: poikilothermic, heterothermic.

ho·me·o·ther·mic

(hō'mē-ō-thĕr'mik)
Pertaining to, or having the essential characteristic of homeotherms.
Synonym(s): hematothermal.

homeotherm

(ho''me-o-therm?) [ homeo- + thermo-]
An organism that maintains a constant body temperature despite fluctuating environmental temperatures; a warm-blooded animal.
Synonym: homotherm See: ectothermhomeothermalhomeothermic (-ther'mal) (-ther'mik), adjective
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Scaling of physiological processes in homeothermic animals, Annual Review of Physiology 43: 301-22.
It just says that the brain is not as homeothermic as we think.
Plasma cortisol concentrations have been consistently reported to increase in response to starvation or malnutrition in homeothermic species such as mammals (Costas et al.