Hematherm Hem"a*therm, n. [Gr. a"i^ma blood + ? warm.] (Zo["o]l.) A warm-blooded animal. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • hematherm — SYN: homeotherm. [G. haima, blood, + thermos, warm] …   Medical dictionary

  • hematherm — he·ma·therm …   English syllables

  • hematherm — ˈhēməˌthərm, ˈhem noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin Hematherma (plural) from hema + therma (from Greek therma, neuter plural of thermos warm, hot) more at warm : homoiothe …   Useful english dictionary

  • Homeotherm — A homeotherm is a warm blooded animal (such as homo sapiens). Another term for us warm blooded creatures is endotherm. Those of us who are homeotherms or endotherms are as opposed to a poikilotherm (an organism such as a frog that is cold… …   Medical dictionary

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