homeothermal


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adj.1.(Biol.) having constant and relatively high body temperature; warm-blooded; same as homoiothermal; - of birds and mammals. Contrasted to poikilothermal.
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In December 2010, the lake was almost homeothermal and in February 2011, the thermocline was developing again close to the surface.
Similarly, dry, homeothermal mammalian bodies afford haptic interactions, thus influencing the commodification of tactile encounters in captivity.
In addition, energy is also necessary to maintain the body temperature irrespective of the environment in which the pig is placed, which is otherwise known as the homeothermal functions (Cole, 1995).