variant of homeotherm

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  • homoiotherm — n. (Biol.) A homoiothermal animal. Syn: homeotherm. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • homoiotherm — homoiotherm, homoiothermal, homoiothermic, homoiothermism, homoiothermy var of HOMEOTHERM, HOMEOTHERMAL, HOMEOTHERMIC, HOMEOTHERMISM, HOMEOTHERMY …   Medical dictionary

  • Homoiotherm — Als homoiotherm (auch: homöotherm oder gleichwarm) werden in der Zoologie Tiere bezeichnet, die ihre Körpertemperatur selbst regulieren (Vögel, Säugetiere) oder anderweitig eine konstante Temperatur (Tiefseefische) aufweisen. Bei endothermen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • homoiotherm — organisms maintaining a constant internal temperature, usually above that of their environment. Some oceanic fishes attain temperatures above their surroundings due to muscular activity, control of a surficial vascular network and a small ratio… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • homoiotherm — /hoh moy euh therrm /, n. a homoiothermal animal. Also, homeotherm, homotherm. [1890 95; back formation from HOMOIOTHERMAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • homoiotherm — noun Any warm blooded animal See Also: homoiothermal, homoiothermic, homoiothermy …   Wiktionary

  • homoiotherm — ho|mo|io|thẹrm 〈Adj.; Biol.〉 warmblütig; Ggs poikilotherm ● homoiothermes Tier = Warmblüter [<grch. homoios „gleichartig“ + therme „Wärme“] …   Universal-Lexikon

  • homoiotherm — ho|mo|i|o|thẹrm 〈Adj.〉 warmblütig; homoiotherme Tiere Warmblüter [Etym.: <grch. homoios »gleichartig« + …therm] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • homoiotherm — n. warm blooded creature …   English contemporary dictionary

  • homoiotherm — [ hɒmɔɪə(ʊ)ˌθə:m] noun variant spelling of homeotherm …   English new terms dictionary

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