Homoeothermal \Ho`m[oe]*o*ther"mal\, a. See {Homoiothermal}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • homoeothermal — homeothermˈal, homoeothermˈal, homeothermˈic, homoeothermˈic, homeothermˈous or homoeothermˈous, also homoiˈotherˈmal, etc adjective Homothermal (see under ↑homo ) • • • Main Entry: ↑homeo …   Useful english dictionary

  • Thermoregulation — is the ability of an organism to keep its body temperature within certain boundaries, even when temperature surrounding is very different. This process is one aspect of homeostasis: a dynamic state of stability between an animal s internal… …   Wikipedia

  • homeothermic — /hoʊmioʊˈθɜmɪk/ (say hohmeeoh thermik) adjective → homoiothermic. Also, homoeothermic, homeothermous, homoeothermous, homeothermal, homoeothermal …   Australian English dictionary

  • homoeotherm — n. (also homoiotherm) an organism that maintains its body temperature at a constant level, usu. above that of the environment, by its metabolic activity; a warm blooded organism (cf. POIKILOTHERM). Derivatives: homoeothermal adj. homoeothermic… …   Useful english dictionary

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