thermoregulate


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thermoregulate

(thûr′mō-rĕg′yə-lāt′)
intr.v. thermoregu·lated, thermoregu·lating, thermoregu·lates
1. To regulate body temperature.
2. To undergo thermoregulation.
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To test our prediction that snakes actively thermoregulate or use thermally favorable hibernacula rather than conforming to dominant environmental temperatures, we compared snake body temperatures (measured using temperature-sensitive radio telemetry) to air, water and soil temperatures measured with a quick-read thermometer at the site where each snake was located.
Its job: to thermoregulate, or control core body temperature, at about 37 [degrees] C (98.
However, because the operating temperature was stable and the primary purpose of this work was to assess the technique as a simple, rapid, and inexpensive method for determination of total body water, no attempt was made to thermoregulate the sample.
The cubs are approximately five days old and at this age are unable to thermoregulate their body temperature.
These relationships may occur because younger, less mobile fledglings are less effective at securing cover from temperature extremes and food from adults to thermoregulate, while older, flight-capable fledglings had greater access to cover and food provisioning.
It is important to remember that during the heat injury process, the patient's ability to thermoregulate is compromised.
Although Homarus americanus can behaviorally thermoregulate (Crossin et al.
Pre-pubertal children's ability to thermoregulate when exposed to hot and humid environments is deficient compared to adults.
It is possible that our results are simply an artifact of captivity because our broodstock fish were confined to a tank and not able to thermoregulate by changing water depth or location as wild fish can.
The elderly and young children may not be able to thermoregulate efficiently because of their higher sweating thresholds, thus increasing the risk of life-threatening consequences when their body temperatures rise (5,6).
As nestlings gain the ability to thermoregulate, their protein demand typically decreases and parents transition into provisioning a greater proportion of fruit.
To thermoregulate, extent of cover used should be higher when temperature is high (i.