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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The first analysis of 300 million years of evolution and the discovery of the molecular basis of how warm-blooded animals emerged was conducted by Prof.
Being warm-blooded in such cold temperatures means its eyesight and muscle performance is sharper than its sluggish, cold-blooded cousins leaving their prey at a complete disadvantage.
The unusual gills and other heat-saving features don't achieve the high, stable body temperatures that define warm-blooded, or endothermic, mammals and birds.
They also examine how it digested food, how old it lived to be, how it procreated and whether it was warm-blooded like a mammal or cold-blooded like a reptile.
Washington, July 19 ( ANI ): A new study has revealed that dinosaurs were warm-blooded like birds and mammals, not cold-blooded like reptiles as commonly believed.
Even though they might resemble modern reptiles, new scientific evidence shows that dinosaurs were warm-blooded animals.
Apart from being warm-blooded and giving birth to live young, what do mammals produce to differentiate them from other families of animals?
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.
The patent provides intellectual property (IP) protection for peptides and pharmaceutical compositions containing such peptides for the suppression of appetite and treating obesity in warm-blooded animals, including humans.
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.