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Meaning of "homeothermic" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HOMEOTHERMIC

homeothermic  [ˌhəʊmɪəʊˈθɜːmɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HOMEOTHERMIC

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Homeothermic is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES HOMEOTHERMIC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Homeothermy

Homeothermy is thermoregulation that maintains a stable internal body temperature regardless of external influence. This temperature is often, though not necessarily, higher than the immediate environment. It is one of three types of warm-bloodedness, and its opposite is poikilothermy. Homeotherms are not necessarily endothermic. Some Homeotherms may maintain constant body temperatures through behavioral mechanisms alone i.e. behavioral thermoregulation. Many reptiles use this strategy. For example, desert lizards are remarkable in that they maintain near-constant activity temperatures that are often within a degree or two of their lethal critical temperatures.

Definition of homeothermic in the English dictionary

The definition of homeothermic in the dictionary is a homeothermic animal keeps its body at an almost constant temperature.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HOMEOTHERMIC


adiathermic
ˌeɪdaɪəˈθɜːmɪk
diathermic
ˌdaɪəˈθɜːmɪk
ectothermic
ˌektəʊˈθɜːmɪk
electrothermic
ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈθɜːmɪk
endothermic
ˌɛndəʊˈθɜːmɪk
eurythermic
ˌjʊərɪˈθɜːmɪk
exothermic
ˌɛksəʊˈθɜːmɪk
geothermic
ˌdʒiːəʊˈθɜːmɪk
homoeothermic
ˌhɒmɪəʊˈθɜːmɪk
homoiothermic
həʊˌmɔɪəˈθɜːmɪk
homothermic
ˌhɒməˈθɜːmɪk
hyperthermic
ˌhaɪpəˈθɜːmɪk
hypodermic
ˌhaɪpəˈdɜːmɪk
hypothermic
ˌhaɪpəʊˈθɜːmɪk
isogeothermic
ˌaɪsəʊˌdʒiːəʊˈθɜːmɪk
normothermic
ˌnɔːməʊˈθɜːmɪk
photothermic
ˌfəʊtəʊˈθɜːmɪk
poikilothermic
ˌpɔɪkɪləʊˈθɜːmɪk
thermic
ˈθɜːmɪk
xerothermic
ˌzɪərəʊˈθɜːmɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HOMEOTHERMIC

homeomorphy
homeopath
homeopathic
homeopathically
homeopathist
homeopathy
homeosis
homeostases
homeostasis
homeostatic
homeoteleuton
homeotherm
homeothermal
homeothermism
homeothermous
homeothermy
homeotic
homeotypic
homeotypical
homeowner

WORDS THAT END LIKE HOMEOTHERMIC

azoospermic
blastodermic
dermic
endermic
endodermic
endospermic
entodermic
epidermic
intradermic
karmic
leucodermic
leukodermic
mesodermic
pachydermic
panspermic
peridermic
perispermic
pyodermic
spermic
taxidermic
xerodermic

Synonyms and antonyms of homeothermic in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «homeothermic» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HOMEOTHERMIC

Find out the translation of homeothermic to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of homeothermic from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «homeothermic» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

恒温
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

homeotérmico
570 millions of speakers

English

homeothermic
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

homeothermic
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

homeothermic
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

теплокровного
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

homeotérmicos
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

homeothermic
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

homéothermes
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Homeothermic
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

homöothermen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

恒温性の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

homeothermic
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Homeothermic
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

homeothermic
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சீரான குருதி வெப்ப நிலை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मायऑसोरेटिक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sıcakkanlı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

omeotermi
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

stałocieplny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

теплокровного
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

homeotermică
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ομοιόθερμου
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

homeotermiese
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

homeothermic
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

homeothermic
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of homeothermic

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HOMEOTHERMIC»

The term «homeothermic» is normally little used and occupies the 150.029 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HOMEOTHERMIC» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about homeothermic

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HOMEOTHERMIC»

Discover the use of homeothermic in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to homeothermic and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Animal Physiology: Adaptation and Environment
The corresponding scientific terms, poikilothermic for cold-blooded and homeothermic for warm-blooded, are also imprecise. The word poikilothermic ( Greek poikilos = changeable) refers to the fact that the temperature of a cold- blooded ...
Knut Schmidt-Nielsen, 1997
2
The Central Nervous System of Vertebrates: With Posters
Homeothermic vertebrates cannot become very small. Small homeothermic animals have a distinct problem. Their small bodies can contain only small energy stores (fat, glycogen), while they have a high metabolic rate (oxygen consumed per ...
R. Nieuwenhuys, Hendrik Jan Donkelaar, Charles Nicholson, 1998
3
Environmental Physiology of Animals
The more favored terms that were in general use for much of the twentieth century were poikilothermic and homeothermic, referring to the constancy of the body temperature rather than its actual setting. Poikilotherms (from the Greek poikilos ...
Pat Willmer, Graham Stone, Ian Johnston, 2009
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The Biology of Bats
They can also facultatively return to the normal homeothermic state in which their body temperature is 35-39°C without requiring any external energy input. The large lungs and naked flight membranes of bats result in heat loss from a surface  ...
Gerhard Neuweiler, 2000
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Arctic Animals and Their Adaptations to Life on the Edge
Cold defence in homeothermic arctic animals For a homeothermic animal exposed to the full brunt of the arctic climate and with a thermal gradient between body core and the environment of up to 100 °C, the challenge is first and foremost to ...
Arnoldus Schytte Blix, 2005
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Biology of Marine Birds
Cormorant and pelican chicks appear to achieve homeothermic status when weighing approximately 30 and 18% of their asymptotic body mass, respectively ( Visser 1998). However, chicks of these species are being parentally brooded ...
E. A. Schreiber, Joanna Burger, 2001
7
Construct-a-glove
paragraphs below describe the homeothermic process and its relation to gloves. To prevent this information from falling into the hands of rival glove manufacturers , the order of the sentences in each paragraph has been jumbled. Your task is ...
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AI 2003: Advances in Artificial Intelligence: 16th ...
Suppose the concept with intent "legs(2), homeothermic" is selected. The theory is revised to contain a new clause defining the new descriptor "bipedalJiome- otherm" in terms of the selected concept. A further revision is applied with respect to ...
Tamas D. Gedeon, Lance C.C. Fung, 2003
9
Biological Psychology: An Illustrated Survival Guide
Garrett (2003), for example, describes mammals and birds as Endothermic and reptiles, amphibians and fish as Homeothermic. Toates (2001), however, uses Endothermic to refer to animals that have an internal heat source (mammals and  ...
Paul Aleixo, 2008
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Energetics and Avian Behavior: Physiology and General ...
Homeothermic animals possess 3 main features: a relatively high and constant body temperature (coinciding with the maximum of Boltzmann distribution of molecular energy), heat insulating covers and a metabolism which in a state of rest ...
V. M. Gavrilov, 1997

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HOMEOTHERMIC»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term homeothermic is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Drawings from “thought transference” experiment (1885)
Richet did research on such subjects as digestion and breathing, as well as homeothermic animals, whilst later becoming interested in ... «Boing Boing, Jul 15»
2
How Heat Stresses Montana's Fish; And How Anglers Can Help
"They're not like a land animal that can use microhabitats that are different temperatures. The river is pretty homeothermic throughout, unless ... «MTPR, Jul 15»
3
Dinosaurs really were warm-blooded, study suggests
Homeothermic: Maintaining a constant internal body temperature. This category also includes modern mammals and birds. • Poikilothermic: ... «Digital Journal, Jun 15»
4
Scientists discover first homeothermic or warm blooded fish - The …
Most reptiles, fishes and amphibians are poikilothermic or cold blooded while most Mammals and birds are homeothermic or warm blooded. «The Westside Story, May 15»
5
Spring ice-out is prime time for anglers to take spin around the lake
We have a spring turnover, so all of the sudden the lake is homeothermic, which means the temperature equalizes. With that, the oxygen ... «The Denver Post, Apr 15»
6
How We Sense the Heat of Chili Peppers and the Cool of Menthol …
For example, human TRPV1 is activated at temperatures above 109°F, but the zebra fish, which is not homeothermic, has TRPV1 that activates ... «Scientific American, Feb 15»
7
How Our Feathered Friends Survive These Cold Winter Days
Birds like humans and other mammals are homeothermic or warm-blooded. This means that as long as birds can find a suitable food source, ... «WQAD.com, Jan 15»
8
Meet shark enthusiast Ken Goldman
Goldman's research showed that the white sharks are warm-blooded (endothermic), as well as homeothermic. (They maintain their body ... «Homer Tribune, Sep 14»
9
Hummingbirds find a haven in Ellendale
Hummingbirds have the highest metabolism of any homeothermic animal. To conserve energy when food is scarce, they have the ability to go ... «newszap.com, Sep 14»
10
Dinosaurs Are Not Cold-Blooded Reptiles
Homeothermic beings are similar to endothermic beings, except they are more reliant on their size, because larger beings lose heat faster. «Guardian Liberty Voice, Jun 14»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Homeothermic [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/homeothermic>. May 2019 ».
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