Definition of Poikilothermic. Meaning of Poikilothermic. Synonyms of Poikilothermic

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Definition of Poikilothermic

Poikilothermic
Poikilothermal Poi`ki*lo*ther"mal (-th[~e]r"mal), Poikilothermic Poi`ki*lo*ther"mic (-th[~e]r"m[i^]k), a. [Gr. poiki`los changeable + E. thermal, thermic.] (Physiol.) Having a varying body temperature. See Homoiothermal.

Meaning of Poikilothermic from wikipedia

- ambient environmental temperature. Many terrestrial ectotherms are poikilothermic. However some ectotherms remain in temperature-constant environments...
- its relative, the tiger salamander (Ambystoma tigerinum). As for all poikilothermic organisms, lower temperatures result in slower metabolism and a very...
- (May 1996). "Comparative aspects of the pineal/melatonin system of poikilothermic vertebrates". J. Pineal Res. 20 (4): 175–86. doi:10.1111/j.1600-079X...
- (1991). "Is the naked mole-rat Hererocephalus glaber an endothermic yet poikilothermic mammal?". Journal of Thermal Biology. 16 (4): 227–232. doi:10...
- fit all these criteria. For example, many bats and small birds are poikilothermic and bradymetabolic when they sleep for the night (or, in nocturnal species...
- Melanoplus bivittatus (two-striped gr****hopper) is a poikilothermic species of gr****hopper belonging to the genus Melanoplus. It is commonly found in North...
- fatty acids. Regulating membrane fluidity is especially important in poikilothermic organisms such as bacteria, fungi, protists, plants, fish and other...
- warm-blooded, or endothermic creatures, as opposed to cold-blooded, or poikilothermic animals. However, these words have developed a separate meaning in the...
- homeothermy. Heterothermic animals are those that can switch between poikilothermic and homeothermic strategies. These changes in strategies typically occur...
- muscular hydrostats, which lengthen, contract, and contort. Octopuses are poikilothermic or cool-blooded, and have three hearts and blue, copper-based blood...
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