thermoregulation

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thermoregulation ther·mo·reg·u·la·tion (thûr'mō-rěg'yə-lā'shən)
n.
Maintenance of a constant internal body temperature independent of the environmental temperature.


ther'mo·reg'u·la·to'ry (-rěg'yə-lə-tôr'ē) adj.
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