thermoreception


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thermoreception

The ability to detect or sense heat.
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Circadian and age-related modulation of thermoreception and temperature regulation: mechanisms and functional implications.
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Because snakes locate prey with senses other than vision (vibrations, chemoreception, and for some species, also thermoreception; Cock Buning 1983) illumination probably does not increase the number of rodents captured by snakes.