homeothermic

play
adjective ho·meo·ther·mic \ˌhō-mē-ō-ˈthər-mik\
variants: or less commonly

homoiothermic

play \hō-ˌmȯi-ə-ˈthər-mik\

Definition of homeothermic

  1. :  having a relatively uniform body temperature maintained nearly independent of the environmental temperature :  warm-blooded There are several mechanisms by which homeothermic animals increase their heat production, including shivering, sympathetic nervous system activation and stimulation of thyroid hormone secretion. — J. E. Silva et al.

homeotherm

play \ˈhō-mē-ə-ˌthərm\ or less commonly

homoiotherm

play \hō-ˈmȯi-ə-ˌthərm\ noun

homeothermy

play \ˈhō-mē-ə-ˌthər-mē\ or less commonly

homoiothermy

play \hō-ˈmȯi-ə-ˌthər-mē\ noun

1870

First Known Use of homeothermic

1870


Medical Dictionary

homeothermic

play
adjective ho·meo·ther·mic \ˌhō-mē-ə-ˈthər-mik\
variants: also

homoiothermic

\hō-ˌmȯi-ə-\play or

homoiothermal

\-ˈthər-məl\play

Medical Definition of homeothermic


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