poikilothermous

Poikilothermous

Poi`ki*lo*ther"mous\ (-m[u^]s), a. (Physiol.) Poikilothermal.
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poikilothermous

adjective
of animals except birds and mammals; having body temperature that varies with the environment [syn: poikilothermic
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