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poikilotherm poi·ki·lo·therm (poi'kə-lə-thûrm', poi-kĭl'ə-)
n.
An organism, such as a fish or reptile, having a body temperature that varies with the temperature of its surroundings; an ectotherm.

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poikilotherm
  (poi-kĭl'ə-thûrm')   
See ectotherm.
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