thermoregulation


ther·mo·reg·u·la·tion

noun \-ˌre-gyə-ˈlā-shən\

Definition of THERMOREGULATION

:  the maintenance or regulation of temperature; specifically :  the maintenance of a particular temperature of the living body
ther·mo·reg·u·late \-ˈre-gyə-ˌlāt\ verb

Origin of THERMOREGULATION

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1927

ther·mo·reg·u·la·tion

noun \-ˌreg-yə-ˈlā-shən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of THERMOREGULATION

: the maintenance or regulation of temperature; specifically : the maintenance of a particular temperature of the living body
ther·mo·reg·u·late \-ˈreg-yə-ˌlāt\ verb, ther·mo·reg·u·lat·ed ther·mo·reg·u·lat·ing

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