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endotherm

[ en-duh-thurm ]
/ ˈɛn dəˌθɜrm /
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noun

a warm-blooded animal.

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Origin of endotherm

First recorded in 1945–50; endo- + -therm
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Medical definitions for endotherm

endotherm
[ ĕndə-thûrm′ ]

n.

An organism that generates heat to maintain its body temperature, typically above the temperature of its surroundings; a homeotherm.
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Scientific definitions for endotherm

endotherm
[ ĕndə-thûrm′ ]

A warm-blooded organism. Also called homeotherm
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