homothermal


homothermal
adjective

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homothermy, homothermism, n.
/hoh'meuh therr"meuhl, hom'euh-/, adj.
homoiothermal.
[1885-90]

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homothermˈal, homothermˈic or homothermˈous adjective
(Gr thermē heat) keeping the same temperature, warm-blooded
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Main Entry:homo-

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • homothermal — homothermal, ale (o mo tèr mal, ma l ) adj. Terme de physique. Qui a une même température. Couche homothermale, couche qui, dans l océan, formée de l eau la plus pesante, conserve une température uniforme. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Homo...., et thermal …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • homothermal — homothermy, homothermism, n. /hoh meuh therr meuhl, hom euh /, adj. homoiothermal. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • homothermal — SYN: homeothermic. [homo + G. therme, heat] * * * ho·mo·ther·mal .hō mə thər məl or ho·mo·ther·mic mik or ho·mo·ther·mous məs adj WARM BLOODED * * * ho·mo·ther·mal (ho″mo thurґməl) homeothermic …   Medical dictionary

  • homothermal — adj. warm blooded, having a relatively high body temperature that is unaffected by the surrounding temperature (of birds and mammals) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • homothermal — homo·ther·mal …   English syllables

  • homoiothermal — adjective see homoiothermic * * * homoiothermy, homoiothermism, n. /hoh moy euh therr meuhl, hoh moy /, adj. having a body temperature that is relatively constant and mostly independent of the temperature of the environment; warm blooded (opposed …   Useful english dictionary

  • homeothermal — homeothermal, homeothermic homeothermicadj. (Biol.) having constant and relatively high body temperature; warm blooded; same as {homoiothermal}; of birds and mammals. Contrasted to {poikilothermal}. Syn: homoiothermic, homoiothermal, homothermic …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • homeothermic — homeothermal homeothermal, homeothermic homeothermicadj. (Biol.) having constant and relatively high body temperature; warm blooded; same as {homoiothermal}; of birds and mammals. Contrasted to {poikilothermal}. Syn: homoiothermic, homoiothermal …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Homoiothermal — Ho*moi o*ther mal, Homoiothermic Ho*moi o*therm ic, a. [Gr. ? like + E. thermal.] (Physiol.) Maintaining a uniform body temperature, usually above the ambient temperature; h[ae]matothermal; homothermic; warm blooded; applied to warm bodied… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Homoiothermic — Homoiothermal Ho*moi o*ther mal, Homoiothermic Ho*moi o*therm ic, a. [Gr. ? like + E. thermal.] (Physiol.) Maintaining a uniform body temperature, usually above the ambient temperature; h[ae]matothermal; homothermic; warm blooded; applied to warm …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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