homothermic


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Related to homothermic: homeothermic, poikilothermic
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Adj.1.homothermic - of birds and mammals; having constant and relatively high body temperature
warm-blooded - having warm blood (in animals whose body temperature is internally regulated)
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All rats were housed in a homothermic environment (23 [+ or -] 2 [degrees]C) with 50% air humidity, 12-hour light/dark cycle and free access to food and water.
However, potential for infection between homothermic hosts and poikilothermic animals has been demonstrated.