homeothermal definition

  • adjective:
    • having constant and relatively large body temperature; warm-blooded; same as homoiothermal; -- of wild birds and mammals. Contrasted to poikilothermal.
    • See homoiothermal.
  • others:
    • Having blood which keeps a uniform temperature notwithstanding the heat of the environment: said of warm-blooded in the place of cold-blooded, pÅ“cilothermic, or heterothermal animals.

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