homeotherm

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homeotherm

[′hō·mē·ə‚thərm]
(physiology)
An endotherm that maintains a constant body temperature, as do most mammals and birds.
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Timing of sampling can be crucial in acquiring reliable data and sufficient sample sizes, especially with homeothermic species, which enter some form of torpor in response to climatic stress conditions.
5 [degrees]C with a homeothermic blanket system (FHC, Brunswick, ME, USA).