homoiothermic

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homoiothermic

(həʊˌmɔɪəˈθɜːmɪk) or

homothermal

adj
(Zoology) (of birds and mammals) having a constant body temperature, usually higher than the temperature of the surroundings; warm-blooded. Compare poikilothermic
hoˈmoioˌthermy, ˈhomoˌthermy n
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Adj.1.homoiothermic - 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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At this time, the whole water column is at the same temperature (39[degrees]-41[degrees]F [4[degrees]-5[degrees]C]), in what is called the homothermy period.