Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to an organism that regulates its body temperature largely by exchanging heat with its surroundings; cold-blooded.

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  • adjective of, or relating to an ectotherm; cold-blooded

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  • adjective of animals except birds and mammals; having body temperature that varies with the environment

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Examples

  • Current revision as of 22: 52, 27 June 2009 is called ectothermic if it lacks an internal mechanism for regulating body heat.

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  • This invertebrate is ectothermic, meaning that they have body temperature that varies with the environment and they exhibit bilateral symmetry.

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  • Thus, it is easy to make a distinction between them in flight. ectothermic, meaning that they have body temperature that varies with the environment and they exhibit bilateral symmetry.

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  • Thus, it is easy to make a distinction between them in flight. ectothermic, meaning that they have body temperature that varies with the environment and they exhibit bilateral symmetry.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • This invertebrate is ectothermic, meaning that they have body temperature that varies with the environment and they exhibit bilateral symmetry.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • This invertebrate is ectothermic, meaning that they have body temperature that varies with the environment and they exhibit bilateral symmetry.

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  • Apologia Educational Ministries, Inc. In biology, an [[organism]] is called '' 'ectothermic' '' if it lacks an internal mechanism for regulating body heat.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • This invertebrate is ectothermic, meaning that they have body temperature that varies with the environment and they exhibit bilateral symmetry.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • In biology, an [[organism]] is called '' 'ectothermic' '' if it lacks an internal mechanism for regulating body heat.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • This invertebrate is ectothermic, meaning that they have body temperature that varies with the environment and they exhibit bilateral symmetry.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

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