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Poikilothermy

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In Cold Blood
(This limitation is called poikilothermy, but let's keep things moving.) Endotherms, by contrast—birds and mammals, including us—maintain consistent body temperature using their own metabolic heat, and can regulate it physiologically as needed (by ...
Truck drivers 'dumping'
Willie, which form of thermophysiology (cold-blooded), ectothermy,poikilothermy or bradymetabolism? Just playing with you chap... lol.
Why Dinosaurs Were Like Tuna, Great Whites, and Echidnas
Fifty years ago, dinosaurs lumbered across our screens like the slow-moving, shambling oafs they were thought to be. Now, they stride and sprint. They're portrayed as active animals, often lithe and agile.
The Good Fat
Organizers: Sandra J. Engle (Pfizer), John E. Hambor (Boehringer Ingelheim), and Mandana Arabi (The Sackler Institute for Nutrition Science)Presented by the Sackler Institute for Nutrition Science.
Amphisbaenians and the origins of mammals
Indeed, amphisbaenian-like Heterocephalus [shown in adjacent image] is one of the most basal of mammals, its poikilothermic physiology (Buffenstein & Yahav 1991) demonstrating that poikilothermy was retained by ancestral mammals and only later ...

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