homeothermy

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homeothermy

 [ho´me-o-ther″me]
the maintenance of a constant body temperature despite changes in the environmental temperature. adj., adj homeother´mal, homeother´mic.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
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