endothermy

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noun en·do·ther·my \ˈen-də-ˌthər-mē\

Definition of endothermy

  1. :  physiological generation and regulation of body temperature by metabolic means :  the property or state of being warm-blooded

1922

First Known Use of endothermy

1922


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endothermy

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noun en·do·ther·my \ˈen-də-ˌthər-mē\

Medical Definition of endothermy

plural

endothermies

  1. 1:  diathermy

  2. 2:  physiological regulation of body temperature by metabolic means; especially :  the property or state of being warm-blooded


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