Homoiotherm, homeotherm | definition of homoiotherm, homeotherm by Medical dictionary
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homotherm any warm-blooded animal (mammal or bird). A homoiotherm can maintain its body temperature within a narrow range, usually above that of its surroundings (see CORE TEMPERATURE despite large variation in environmental temperature. It may be maintained continually or for limited periods only. Compare POIKILOTHERM.