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- adj. Capable of maintaining a relatively constant body temperature independent of the surrounding environment.
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- adj. of birds and mammals; having constant and relatively high body temperature
home- + -o- + -therm + -ic, from the Ancient Greek: ὅμοιος (homoios, "of like kind”, “similar") in conjunction with θέρμη (thermē, "heat"). (Wiktionary)