thermoregulatory

adjective ther·mo·reg·u·la·to·ry \ ˌthər-mō-ˈre-gyə-lə-ˌtȯr-ē \

Definition of thermoregulatory

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

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First Known Use of thermoregulatory

1941

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thermoregulatory

adjective ther·mo·reg·u·la·to·ry \ -ˈreg-yə-lə-ˌtōr-ē, -ˌtȯr- \

medical Definition of thermoregulatory

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

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