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Ectothermic

ec·to·ther·mic ( k t -thûr m k) also ec·to·ther·mal ( k t -thûr m l) or ec·to·ther·mous (- m s). adj.

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Rare lizard genus lives, thrives in our state's arid, dry weather
Greater earless lizards, like other lizard species, are "cold-blooded," or ectothermic. This means that they do not generate heat from the inside their body, as mammals and birds do, but are dependent on outside sources for heating and cooling.
Great Plains skink is common but elusive
Like other reptile species, the Great Plains skink is coldblooded, or ectothermic. This means they do not generate heat from inside their bodies, as mammals and birds do, but are dependent on outside sources for heating and cooling.

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Ectotherm - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An ectotherm, from the Greek εκτός (ektós) "outside" and θερμός (thermós) "hot", refers to organisms that control body temperature through external means.
Cold-blooded - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
ectothermic - definition of ectothermic by the Free Online Dictionary
ec·to·ther·mic ( k t -thûr m k) also ec·to·ther·mal ( k t -thûr m l) or ec·to·ther·mous (- m s). adj.
Ectothermic - What Is Ectothermic
Definition of ectothermic.
Ectotherm | Define Ectotherm at Dictionary.com
Related forms. ec·to·ther·mic, adjective. :10.

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