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From Bioblast

high-resolution terminology - matching measurements at high-resolution



Heterothermy is the variable regulation of body temperature in endotherms which can change their body temperatures as levels of activity and environmental conditions dictate (e.g. hibernators). In regional heterothermy, temperature gradients are present, e.g. between body core and extremeties.

Reference: Hochachka, Somero 2002

Normothermia: from endotherms to ectotherms