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endotherm

 [en´do-therm″]
1. an animal that exhibits endothermy.
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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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S7 show the melt endotherm of PP and PP/MWNT nanocomposites with 1 wt% MWNT loading at various cooling and heating rates.
The endotherm at 155[degrees]C is likely an experimental artifact.
However, the relative species richness of endotherms is only a coarse metric in this regard.
Similar to the values for the F1 polyester, thermoanalysis of the polymer showed a glass transition temperature [T.sub.g] of 7.0[degrees]C, a cold crystallization point [T.sub.c] at 64.5[degrees]C, and two melting endotherms [T.sub.m1] and [T.sub.m2] at 128.7 and 138.8[degrees]C (see Table 1).
Conversely, the inverse association between the RPL and altitude appears to bear out Allen's rule (1877) that endotherms tend to have shorter appendages in colder climates.
Drug Sample Heat flow Endotherm peaks label (W/g) ([degrees]C) NIF [A.sub.1] -2.435 155.69 [A.sub.2] -1.049 and -1.216 88.93 and 160.46 [A.sub.3] -0.8706 and -1.053 83.45 and 152.11 [A.sub.4] -0.804 and -0.7874 82.97 and 142.82 CBZ [A.sub.1] -2.473 155.69 [A.sub.2] -0.867 and -1.765 89.41 and 156.17 [A.sub.3] -1.298 and -1.125 93.70 and 150.68 [A.sub.4] -1.152 and -0.8744 97.56 and 143.05 IBP [A.sub.1] -1.69 157.60 [A.sub.2] -1.082 and -1.404 96.80 and 157.36 [A.sub.3] -1.318 and -1.024 93.22 and 152.35 [A.sub.4] -1.115 and -0.8825 98.47 and 145.20 Figure 2: Comparison between size and polymer ratio: NIF (a), CBZ (b), and IBU (C) (n = 3).
Exotherms are characterized by the presence of two crystallization peaks at 61-62 [degrees]C and 98 [degrees]C, whereas the endotherm has only one broad melting peak at 110-111 [degrees]C.
In the DSC thermogram of ofloxacin, a single melting endotherm at 277[degrees]C was observed as reported in literature [20].
The University of Sydney study was conducted to determine whether exposure to chronic cold, level of activity, or an interaction between the two worked to reduce the body temperature of an endotherm such as the bush rat.
To ward off the predators, the endotherm lets out a terrifying roar.
You can seal your sample hermetically to suppress any endotherm of vaporization for residual solvent.
But, another thought gradually emerged, especially when we recalled that Bakker was the iconoclastic prime mover behind the idea that dinosaurs were endotherm Thirty years ago this was revolutionary, and it certainly altered many of our views of dinosaur ecology and behavior.

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