homeotherm

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ho·me·o·therm / ˈhōmēəˌ[unvoicedth]ərm/ (also ho·moi·o·therm) • n. Zool. an organism that maintains its body temperature at a constant level, usually above that of the environment, by its metabolic activity. Often contrasted with poikilotherm; compare with warm-blooded. DERIVATIVES: ho·me·o·ther·mal / ˌhōmēəˈ[unvoicedth]ərməl/ adj. ho·me·o·ther·mic / ˌhōmēəˈ[unvoicedth]ərmik/ adj. ho·me·o·ther·my n.

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homeotherm See HOMOIOTHERM.

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homeotherm See homoiotherm.

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homeotherm See HOMOIOTHERM.