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Ectotherm



[ek-tuh-thurm] /ˈɛk təˌθɜrm/

noun, Zoology.
1.
a cold-blooded animal.

ectotherm ec·to·therm (ěk’tə-thûrm’)
n.
An organism that regulates its body temperature largely by exchanging heat with its surroundings; a poikilotherm.
ectotherm
(ěk’tə-thûrm’)
A cold-blooded organism. Also called poikilotherm.

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