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homoiothermal

[hoh-moi-uh-thur-muh l, hoh-moi-] /hoʊˌmɔɪ əˈθɜr məl, ˌhoʊ mɔɪ-/
adjective
1.
having a body temperature that is relatively constant and mostly independent of the temperature of the environment; warm-blooded (opposed to poikilothermic).
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; homoio- + thermal
Related forms
homoiothermy, homoiothermism, noun
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