Homothermic
Homothermic Ho`mo*ther"mic, Homothermous Ho`mo*ther"mous, a. [Homo- + Gr. ? heat.] (Physiol.) Warm-blooded; homoiothermal; h[ae]matothermal. [1913 Webster]

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  • homothermic — ho·mo·ther·mic (ho″mo thurґmik) homeothermic …   Medical dictionary

  • homothermic — adj. warm blooded, having a relatively high body temperature that is unaffected by the surrounding temperature (of birds and mammals) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • homothermic — homo·ther·mic …   English syllables

  • homothermic — adjective of birds and mammals; having constant and relatively high body temperature • Syn: ↑homoiothermic, ↑homeothermic • Similar to: ↑warm blooded • Derivationally related forms: ↑homotherm, ↑homeotherm …   Useful english dictionary

  • Homothermous — Homothermic Ho mo*ther mic, Homothermous Ho mo*ther mous, a. [Homo + Gr. ? heat.] (Physiol.) Warm blooded; homoiothermal; h[ae]matothermal. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Homoiothermal — Ho*moi o*ther mal, Homoiothermic Ho*moi o*therm ic, a. [Gr. ? like + E. thermal.] (Physiol.) Maintaining a uniform body temperature, usually above the ambient temperature; h[ae]matothermal; homothermic; warm blooded; applied to warm bodied… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Homoiothermic — Homoiothermal Ho*moi o*ther mal, Homoiothermic Ho*moi o*therm ic, a. [Gr. ? like + E. thermal.] (Physiol.) Maintaining a uniform body temperature, usually above the ambient temperature; h[ae]matothermal; homothermic; warm blooded; applied to warm …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • homeothermic — adjective of birds and mammals; having constant and relatively high body temperature • Syn: ↑homoiothermic, ↑homothermic • Similar to: ↑warm blooded • Derivationally related forms: ↑homotherm (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • homoiothermic — adjective of birds and mammals; having constant and relatively high body temperature • Syn: ↑homeothermic, ↑homothermic • Similar to: ↑warm blooded • Derivationally related forms: ↑homotherm (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • homeothermal — homeothermal, homeothermic homeothermicadj. (Biol.) having constant and relatively high body temperature; warm blooded; same as {homoiothermal}; of birds and mammals. Contrasted to {poikilothermal}. Syn: homoiothermic, homoiothermal, homothermic …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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