One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘General anesthesia inactivates the body's temperature-regulating mechanism and transforms the homeothermic body into a poikilothermic body - one that is altered by the temperature of the environment.’
- ‘The homeothermic capacity of chicks varied as a function of brood size, age, and air temperature.’
- ‘Homeothermic mammals regulate their body temperatures, and hence their energy expenditure, to a relatively constant and fairly high rate.’
- ‘Reproductive effort may increase with high food abundance, especially for homeothermic endotherms, due to increased reproductive allocations and relatively stable metabolizable energy intake.’
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