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

Syn: homeothermism, homeothermy. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • homoiothermy — ho·moio·ther·my …   English syllables

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  • 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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