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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The regulation of a body temperature through metabolism.

Usage examples (23)
  • Some of these animals evolved small body size, and probably endothermy and body fur.
  • Dinosaur body temperature: The occurrence of endothermy and ectothermy, Paleobiology, Winter 2003.
  • I remember that I answered the first with a question about the development of body temperature regulation endothermy in mammals.
  • "There is as large body of earlier work about the potential competitive advantages of mammals and/or birds over earlier reptilian groups", based on such traits as lactation,... for more
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