endothermy

noun
en·​do·​ther·​my | \ ˈen-də-ˌthər-mē How to pronounce endothermy (audio) \

Definition of endothermy

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

First Known Use of endothermy

1922, in the meaning defined above

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endothermy

noun
en·​do·​ther·​my | \ ˈen-də-ˌthər-mē How to pronounce endothermy (audio) \
plural endothermies

Medical Definition of endothermy

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

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