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warm-blooded:

see body temperaturebody temperature,
internal temperature of a living organism. Mammals and birds are termed warm-blooded, or homeothermic, i.e., they are able to maintain a relatively constant inner body temperature, whereas other animals are cold-blooded, or poikilothermic, i.e.
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warm-blooded

[′wȯrm ¦bləd·əd]
(physiology)

warm-blooded

(of birds and mammals) having a constant body temperature, usually higher than the temperature of the surroundings
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The patients were randomised into 2 groups; Group I had patients in whom multiperfusion set was used for cardioplegia and continuous warm blood perfusion through vein grafts during proximal ends anastomosis, and Group II had patients in whom routine aortic root antegrade cardioplegia was used with no warm blood perfusion during proximal anastomosis of vein grafts.
Other maps may also soon be torn apart by warm blood.
Group A (n=50), consisted of warm blood cardioplegia with non cardioplegic blood based hot shot and group B (n=50), consisted of warm blood cardioplegia only.
Back in a moment, but first, to business: Merriam-Webster's 10th Collegiate Dictionary assures me that even a cold turkey has warm blood, as do all avians, so warmblooded can go.
Regarding the discovery of the dinosaur heart with the single aorta ("Telltale dino heart hints at warm blood," SN: 4/22/00, p.
The She-Wolf (the taped voice of Brenda Dixon Gottschild) recalls the early differences: "I hunted down a deer and one immediately had his fill, while his brother had to be taught the taste of warm blood.
I just need its sweet, warm blood - That's part of horse fly's charm.
Since they found that most convergent mutations independently occurred in birds and mammals, they asked themselves which trait was independently formed in these two groups of species, and they immediately tested to see if it was warm blood.
Objectives: To compare clinical outcome in patients undergoing conventional coronary artery bypass graft surgery who received intermittent antegrade warm blood cardioplegia or intermittent antegrade cold blood cardioplegia for myocardial protection.
Finally, as the air is forced from my lungs and warm blood rushes to my brain and heart, my extremities go dead.
The warm blood kept deeper in the body muscles is brought to the surface to warm the body.
When chilled, blood is constricted in our extremities, shutting off warm blood that supplies the white cells that fight infection, clearing out viruses particularly from the nose.