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

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Princeton's WordNet

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

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


  1. ectothermic(Adjective)

    of, or relating to an ectotherm; cold-blooded


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