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Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
Pertaining to, or having the essential characteristic of, homeotherms. Compare: poikilothermic, heterothermic.
Synonym(s): hemathermal, hemathermous, hematothermal, homeothermal, homoiothermal, homothermal, warm-blooded
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