Homeothermic vs Poikilotherm what difference

what is difference between Homeothermic and Poikilotherm

English

Alternative forms

  • homeothermal
  • homoiothermic
  • homothermal
  • homœothermic

Etymology

homeo- +‎ thermic, from the Ancient Greek ὅμοιος (hómoios, of like kind, similar) in conjunction with θέρμη (thérmē, heat).

Adjective

homeothermic (not comparable)

  1. (zoology) Capable of maintaining a relatively constant body temperature independent of the surrounding environment.
    Synonyms: endothermic, warm-blooded, homothermic
    Antonyms: ectothermic, cold-blooded, poikilothermic

Translations

  • Polish: homeotermiczny (pl)


English

Etymology

From poikilo- +‎ -therm.

Adjective

poikilotherm (comparative more poikilotherm, superlative most poikilotherm)

  1. cold-blooded

Synonyms

  • poikilothermic

Antonyms

  • homoiotherm / homeotherm / homeothermic

Translations

Noun

poikilotherm (plural poikilotherms)

  1. A cold-blooded animal

Antonyms

  • homoeotherm

Related terms

  • poikilothermal
  • poikilothermia
  • poikilothermic
  • poikilothermism
  • poikilothermous
  • poikilothermy

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