homotherm


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Related to homotherm: Heterothermy
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Noun1.homotherm - an animal that has a body temperature that is relatively constant and independent of the environmental temperature
animal, animate being, beast, creature, fauna, brute - a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
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Nucleotypic effect in homotherms: bodymass-corrected basal metabolic rate of mammals is related to genome size.
Nucleotypic effect in homotherms: body mass independent resting metabolic rate of passerine birds is related to genome size.