ectothermic vs poikilothermic what difference

what is difference between ectothermic and poikilothermic

English

Etymology

ectotherm +‎ -ic

Adjective

ectothermic

  1. (zoology) Of or relating to an ectotherm; having a body temperature that varies depending on the outside temperature.
    Synonyms: cold-blooded, poikilothermic, exothermic
    Antonyms: endothermic, warm-blooded

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Anagrams

  • hectometric


English

Etymology

poikilo- +‎ -thermic

Adjective

poikilothermic (not comparable)

  1. (of an animal) Having a body temperature that varies depending on the outside temperature.

Synonyms

  • cold-blooded
  • poikilothermal
  • poikilothermous

Antonyms

  • homeothermic

Related terms

  • poikilotherm
  • poikilothermia
  • poikilothermism
  • poikilothermy

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