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  • n. The possession of characteristics of both poikilothermy and homeothermy.


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  • This is nothing new in evolution - heat exchange mechanisms just like this are used by many animals whenever there is a need for regional heterothermy, i. e, for some body parts to be warmer or colder than the rest of the body.

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