warm-blooded


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Synonyms for warm-blooded

homeothermic or homeothermal

Synonyms

  • homeothermic or homeothermal

Antonyms for warm-blooded

having warm blood (in animals whose body temperature is internally regulated)

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Caption: Popular on some seafood menus, the opah, one held here by Nick Wegner, is proposed to be about as close to a full-body warm-blooded fish as science has yet discovered.
The results further show that cold-blooded crocodiles lack not only the absolute power for exercise, but also the endurance, that are evident in warm-blooded mammals," Seymour said.
Researchers at the University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute have identified a genetic program that promotes longevity of roundworms in cold environments -- and this genetic program also exists in warm-blooded animals, including humans.
Birds are not mammals, but they are warm-blooded and they eat a lot, like people.
It was once common to make a distinction between warm-blooded and cold-blooded animals, but this terminology has been abandoned, since the lizard, for example, theoretically a cold-blooded animal, can have a body temperature much higher than we humans, who are technically warm-blooded beings
But it leaves unanswered the key question of whether dinosaurs were cold-blooded, relying on their environments for heat, or warm-blooded, with self-regulated metabolism like modern mammals and their evolutionary descendants, birds.
But the court ruled that his intention to tattoo the pony contravened animal protection laws, which specifically prohibit tattooing warm-blooded vertebrates.
Rabies is a viral disease that causes acute encephalitis, or inflammation of the brain, in warm-blooded animals.
WARM-blooded woolly mammoths may have survived in the Arctic by having a kind of antifreeze in their blood, scientists say.
The changes are similar to ones seen in other warm-blooded mammals living in Arctic conditions, such as reindeer and musk oxen.
New evidence appears to confirm that the ancient reptiles were endothermic - or warm-blooded - like their modern descendants, birds.
Bovine TB facts Bovine tuberculosis (bTB) is a serious bacterial disease of warm-blooded animals.
Arctic Dinosaurs: Warm-Blooded Creatures of the Cretaceous is an episode of the award-winning public television series NOVA, now available on DVD.
TB is described as a serious disease of warm-blooded animals.