[ poi′kə-lə-thûrm′, poi-kĭl′ə- ]
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An organism, such as a fish or reptile, having a body temperature that varies with the temperature of its surroundings; an ectotherm.
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[ poi-kĭl′ə-thûrm′ ]
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