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Medical Term:

homeotherm

Pronunciation: ho'me-o-therm

Definition: Any animals, including mammals and birds, that tend to maintain a constant body temperature.

Synonym(s): hematherm, warm-blooded animal

[homeo- + G. thermos, warm]

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