homoiothermism
homoiothermism homoiothermism, homoiothermy homoiothermy . (Biol.) The process or state of being homoiothermal.

Syn: homeothermism, homeothermy. [PJC]


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  • homoiothermy — homoiothermism homoiothermism, homoiothermy homoiothermy . (Biol.) The process or state of being homoiothermal. Syn: homeothermism, homeothermy. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • homeothermy — homeothermism homeothermism, homeothermy homeothermy . (Biol.) The process or state of being homoiothermal. Syn: homoiothermism, homoiothermy. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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