heterothermic


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het·er·o·ther·mic

(het'ĕr-ō-thĕr'mik),
Having partial regulation of body temperature; between poikilothermic and homeothermic.
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This cross-species result does not exist for other parameters and suggests that the effect of temperature on the coupling of the vitality-rate mean and variability is similar across these heterothermic organisms.
The Animal Party had argued that elephants are heterothermic animals which regulate their body temperature by storing heat during daytime and gradually losing it during the cool of the night and needed the right conditions to do so.
Bats are heterothermic, and in cool northern ecosystems they may choose roost sites that confer thermal advantages, such as tall dead trees that receive more insolation than others (Barclay and Kurta 2007).
temminckii thermoregulates by altering its position in the heterothermic water column (sensu Brattstrom, 1965).
The Animal Party had argued that elephants are heterothermic animals- they regulate their body temperature by storing heat during daytime and gradually losing it during the cool of the night- need the right conditions to do so without any stress.
The Animal Party has argued that elephants, as heterothermic animals, meaning they regulate their body temperature by storing heat during daytime and gradually losing it during the cool of the night, need the right conditions to do that without suffering stress.