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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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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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