-therm

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-therm

suff.
An animal having a specified kind of body temperature: poikilotherm.

[From Greek thermē, heat, from thermos, warm, hot; see gwher- in Indo-European roots.]

therm

(θɜrm)

n.
any of several units of heat, as one equivalent to 1000 large calories or 100,000 British thermal units.
[1885–90; < Greek thérmē heat]

therm-

var. of thermo- before a vowel: thermion.

-therm

var. of thermo- as a final element: ectotherm.

therm.

thermometer.