Definitions for ectothermic

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ec•to•thermˈɛk təˌθɜrm(n.)

  1. a cold-blooded animal.

    Category: Physiology, Zoology

Origin of ectotherm:

1940–45

ec`to•ther′mic(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. poikilothermic, poikilothermous, heterothermic, ectothermic(adj)

    of animals except birds and mammals; having body temperature that varies with the environment

Wiktionary

  1. ectothermic(Adjective)

    of, or relating to an ectotherm; cold-blooded

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