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[hoh-moi-uh-thur-muh l, hoh-moi-] /hoʊˌmɔɪ əˈθɜr məl, ˌhoʊ mɔɪ-/

having a body temperature that is relatively constant and mostly independent of the temperature of the environment; warm-blooded (opposed to ).


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