Homeothermy

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Homeothermy

Description

Homeothermy is the stable regulation of body temperature in endotherms by metabolic heat production and control of heat exchange with the environment, or in ectotherms by behavioural means to select a stable thermal environment.


Reference: Hochachka, Somero 2002







Normothermia: from endotherms to ectotherms