thermoregulator

noun
ther·​mo·​reg·​u·​la·​tor | \ ˌthər-mō-ˈre-gyə-ˌlā-tər How to pronounce thermoregulator (audio) \

Definition of thermoregulator

: a device (such as a thermostat) for the regulation of temperature

Examples of thermoregulator in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The silver also acts as a thermoregulator and traps the heat inside. Popular Science, 17 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of thermoregulator

1875, in the meaning defined above

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“Thermoregulator.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thermoregulator. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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thermoregulator

noun
ther·​mo·​reg·​u·​la·​tor | \ -ˈreg-yə-ˌlāt-ər How to pronounce thermoregulator (audio) \

Medical Definition of thermoregulator

: a device (as a thermostat) for the regulation of temperature

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