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thermoregulation

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noun ther·mo·reg·u·la·tion \-ˌre-gyə-ˈlā-shən\

Definition of thermoregulation

  1. :  the maintenance or regulation of temperature; specifically :  the maintenance of a particular temperature of the living body

thermoregulate play \-ˈre-gyə-ˌlāt\ verb


Origin of thermoregulation

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1927


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thermoregulation

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noun ther·mo·reg·u·la·tion \-ˌreg-yə-ˈlā-shən\

Medical Definition of thermoregulation

  1. :  the maintenance or regulation of temperature; specifically :  the maintenance of a particular temperature of the living body

thermoregulate \-ˈreg-yə-ˌlāt\play verb thermoregulated; thermoregulating



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