thermoregulator


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thermoregulator

(ˌθɜːməʊˈrɛɡjʊˌleɪtə)
n
1. (General Physics) another word for thermostat
2. another word for thermostat
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.thermoregulator - a regulator for automatically regulating temperature by starting or stopping the supply of heatthermoregulator - a regulator for automatically regulating temperature by starting or stopping the supply of heat
bimetallic strip - a strip consisting of two metals that bends with a rise in temperature
cooling system, engine cooling system - equipment in a motor vehicle that cools the engine
cryostat - a thermostat that operates at very low temperatures
brooder, incubator - apparatus consisting of a box designed to maintain a constant temperature by the use of a thermostat; used for chicks or premature infants
pyrostat - a thermostat that operates at very high temperatures
regulator - any of various controls or devices for regulating or controlling fluid flow, pressure, temperature, etc.
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The temperature of the perfused aCSF solution was consistently maintained at 33[degrees]C with a thermoregulator with a negative feedback circuit component probe at the part where the perfusion system opens to the recording chamber.
Fermentation was performed at 43[degrees]C[+ or -]2[degrees]C for 4 hours in a box air thermoregulator. The colony forming units (cfu) were calculated after 72 hours of classical plate cultivation (30[degrees]C) with GTK M agar according to Czech technical standard CSN ISO 6610 [16].
Sweating is our most efficient and effective thermoregulator and mine was suddenly in overdrive.
A Neslab thermoregulator model HX 150 (Newington, NH) was connected to the right side of the gradient to cool the water to 10[degrees]C; a 1000-W heater was placed at the left side, which was connected to a temperature-controlled heater to heat the water to 30[degrees]C, generating a stable temperature gradient (v = 6.50 + 1.68 X, [r.sup.2] = 0.98, where x = segments of gradient and y = temperature of the gradient segments).
Along this spectrum of thermoregulatory behavior, the Texas horned lizard (Phrynosoma cornutum: Phrynosomatidae) is a thermoregulator that maintains its body temperature within a zone ranging from approximately 35-39[degrees]C (Heath, 1965; Prieto and Whitford, 1971).
Tap water in a 2-gallon polycarbonate jar or reservoir was heated to 47[degrees]C using a TU-15 TEMPUNIT thermoregulator (Bailey Instruments, Saddle Brook, NJ).
The apparatus comprises, as main components, a working recipient, a thermoregulator, a timer, a heating system based on the electromagnetic induction principle and an electronic system that controls the apparatus operation.