thermoregulatory


ther·mo·reg·u·la·to·ry

adjective \-ˈre-gyə-lə-ˌtr-ē\

Definition of THERMOREGULATORY

:  tending to maintain a body at a particular temperature whatever its environmental temperature <thermoregulatory mechanisms>

First Known Use of THERMOREGULATORY

1941

ther·mo·reg·u·la·to·ry

adjective \-ˈreg-yə-lə-ˌtōr-ē, -ˌtr-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of THERMOREGULATORY

: tending to maintain a body at a particular temperature whatever its environmental temperature <thermoregulatory adjustments>

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