heterothermic vs poikilothermic what difference

what is difference between heterothermic and poikilothermic

English

Adjective

heterothermic (not comparable)

  1. Relating to, or exhibiting, heterothermy.


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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