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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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