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poi·kil·o·therm (poi-k l -thûrm ). n.

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Matching sender and receiver: poikilothermy and frequency tuning
Matching sender and receiver: poikilothermy and frequency tuning in a tree cricket.
Poikilothermy and cold tolerance in young house martins
Lecture 22 & 23. Thermoregulation: Dealing with Heat and Cold
temperature - so ectothermy is not always paired with poikilothermy. (Overhead: Fig 16-17).
Development of endothermy and torpor in the marsupial
The Effects of Temperature and Body Size on Poikilothermic
Organisms and Temperature. • Poikilothermy-temperature conforming animals Ectothermy-preferred to term to poikilothermy.

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The team says its analysis "reveals unique genome features and molecular adaptations consistent with cancer resistance, poikilothermy, hairlessness and insensitivity to low oxygen, and altered visual function, circadian rythms, and taste sensing.
Genome Of Naked Mole Rat Could Unlock Secrets Of Aging And Cancer
Moreover, unusual for a mammal, its body temperature is largely dependent on the temperature of its environment (poikilothermy); in this respect it is more like a reptile or an amphibian.

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Poikilotherm - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ectothermy · Endothermy · Wiki tarantula.jpg. Poikilothermy · Heterothermy · Homeothermy (Gigantothermy).
Condition in which an animal's body temperature is largely dependent on the temperature of the air or water in which it lives.
poikilothermy - definition of poikilothermy in the Medical dictionary
the state of having a body temperature that varies with that of the environment. 1.
Poikilothermy - Medical Definition and More from Merriam-Webster
Definition of poikilothermy from Merriam-Webster's Medical Dictionary with examples and pronunciations.
Poikilo'thermy | Define Poikilo'thermy at
poikilothermic or poikilothermal [Click for IPA pronunciation guide]. —adj.

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