Homeothermic meaning

(biology, of an animal) Capable of maintaining a relatively constant body temperature independent of the surrounding environment.
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Origin of homeothermic

  • home- +‎ -o- +‎ -therm +‎ -ic, from the Ancient Greek: ὅμοιος (homoios, “of like kind”, “similar”) in conjunction with θέρμη (thermē, “heat”).

    From Wiktionary