10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HOMEOTHERM»
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The Physiological Ecology of Vertebrates: A View from Energetics
40 -i u 2 30- 20- 10- o Python molurus (27.1 kg) • Tayassu tajacu (20.2 kg) 10 I 20
I 30 I 40 Environmental temperature, °C Figure 4.1 Body temperature in
poikilotherm (Python molurus) and a homeotherm of similar mass (the collared
Foundations of Ecology: Classic Papers with Commentaries
Climate diagram for hypothetical small homeotherm with no fur or fat insulation
showing relations between air temperature and radiation absorbed for a constant
wind speed of 100 cm sec-1. Three values of M—Eex—Esw are given in ca] cm-2
Leslie A. Real, James H. Brown, 2012
Issues in Biological, Biochemical, and Evolutionary Sciences ...
A new study, 'Temperature cycles trigger nocturnalism in the diurnal homeotherm
Octodon degus,' is now available. According to a study from Murcia, Spain, “Body
temperature regulation within a physiological range is a critical factor for ...
Animal Behavior Desk Reference: A Dictionary of Animal ...
In birds and mammals: Homeostasis involving an individual's maintaining a
relatively constant body temperature (McFarland 1985, 259).cf. -therm:
homeotherm ♢ homeotely See 2evolution: homeotely. ♢ homeotherm See -therm:
Energy Balance and Temperature Regulation
The body of the homeotherm is able to maintain a fairly constant degree of
activity, summer and winter, day and night. Again, many homeotherms are able to
move about on the earth's surface and colonize the tropics and the polar regions.
Margaret Wilson Stanier, Laurence Edward Mount, J. Bligh, 1984
Plant Genome Diversity Volume 1: Plant Genomes, Their ...
188.8.131.52) is tight in the case of prokaryotes, significant deviation has been
observed in the case of the functional compartmentalization of genomes, namely,
that of homeotherm (warmblooded) vertebrates (Chen et al. 2004). For this group
Jonathan F. Wendel, Johann Greilhuber, Jaroslav Dolezel, 2012
Civilization and the Limpet
Here the basal rate is so low compared with that of a homeotherm (a warm-
blooded temperature-controlled bird or mammal) that a square meal can well
double the metabolic rate. Regular feeding thus imposes a further gear change
on top of ...
Autumn: A Season of Change
It is primarily for this reason that the term "homeotherm" has been widely adopted
as a substitute for "warm-blooded." A homeotherm is defined as an animal that is
capable of maintaining body temperature independently of its surroundings by ...
Ecology and Natural Resource Management: Systems Analysis ...
... 245-256 competition, 233-244, 245-256 density-dependent factors, 217-222
density-independent factors, 217-222 ecological communities, 245-256
ecological disturbance, 245-256 energy balance of a homeotherm, 272-284
William E. Grant, Sandra L. Marín, 1997
The Ecological Implications of Body Size
Mass of a unicell, which expends 100% of its energy reserves in 7.3d, i.e., as fast
as a 20-g homeotherm w^s(u) = specific energy expenditure/time = E/6.3 x 10s =
11.1 Watts kg'1 = 0.018W"0-249 .-. W=(ll.l/0.018)-1/0249 = 6.2x10"12kg = 6.2ng ...
Robert Henry Peters, 1986
5 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HOMEOTHERM»
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Fur Can Actually Help Pets Cope With the Heat
“The trick to being a homeotherm is to be able to adjust internal heat gain and heat loss … in order to maintain a constant body temperature,” ... «All Pet News, Jul 12»
Helping pets beat summer heat
"The trick to being a homeotherm is to be able to adjust internal heat gain and heat loss . . . in order to maintain a constant body temperature," ... «Chicago Tribune, Jul 12»
Chicks of young breeders demand precise temperature control
Before chicks are completely homeotherm, they cannot control their own body temperature. They behave as cold-blooded animals by adjusting ... «WorldPoultry.net, May 12»
In Parasite Survival, Ploys to Get Help From a Host
... rat, bat, buffalo, crow, human: practically any homeotherm unfortunate enough to harbor or have incidentally ingested the little eggs will do. «New York Times, Jun 07»
A Mammal in Winter With a Furnace of Her Own
I'd much rather celebrate the delights of being a warm-blooded homeotherm by visiting the splendid Hall of Mammals at the Smithsonian ... «New York Times, Feb 07»