noun see warm-blooded

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  • warm-bloodedness — warm blooded·ness …   English syllables

  • warm-bloodedness — See warm blooded. * * * ▪ physiology also called  Homoiothermy,  also spelled  Homeothermy,         in animals, the ability to maintain a relatively constant internal temperature (about 37° C [99° F] for mammals, about 40° C [104° F] for birds),… …   Universalium

  • warm-bloodedness — noun see warm blooded * * * warmˈ bloodˈedness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑warm …   Useful english dictionary

  • warm-bloodedness — noun the state of being warm blooded …   Wiktionary

  • warm-blooded — warm bloodedness, n. /wawrm blud id/, adj. 1. Also, endothermic. designating or pertaining to animals, as mammals and birds, whose blood ranges in temperatures from about 98° to 112°F (37° to 44°C) and remains relatively constant, irrespective of …   Universalium

  • Warm-blooded — In biology, a warm blooded animal species is one whose members maintain thermal homeostasis; that is, they keep their body temperature at a roughly constant level, regardless of the ambient temperature. This involves the ability to cool down or… …   Wikipedia

  • bloodedness — noun The quality of having blood of a particular kind, as in warm bloodedness, full bloodedness …   Wiktionary

  • warm-blooded — adjective Date: 1793 1. having warm blood; specifically having a relatively high and constant internally regulated body temperature relatively independent of the surroundings 2. fervent or ardent in spirit • warm bloodedness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • warm-blooded — adj. 1 (of an organism) having warm blood; mammalian (see HOMOEOTHERM). 2 ardent, passionate. Derivatives: warm bloodedness n …   Useful english dictionary

  • warm-blooded — adjective 1》 denoting animals (chiefly mammals and birds) which maintain a constant body temperature by their metabolism; homeothermic. 2》 ardent; passionate. Derivatives warm bloodedness noun …   English new terms dictionary

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