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1. poikilothermic

adjective. of animals except birds and mammals; having body temperature that varies with the environment.

Synonyms

  • cold-blooded
  • heterothermic
  • ectothermic

Antonyms

  • humane
  • homeothermic
  • homothermic
  • homoiothermic

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Example sentences of the word poikilothermic


1. Adjective
Most freshwater fish as well as those that live naturally in shallow areas in saltwater are poikilothermic ectotherms, meaning their body adapts to fluctuations in temperature.

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