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Homeothermic vs. Poikilotherm

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Main Difference

The main difference between Homeothermic and Poikilotherm is that the Homeothermic is a thermoregulation that maintains a stable internal body temperature regardless of external influence and Poikilotherm is a an organism whose internal temperature varies considerably.

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  • Homeothermic (adjective)

    Capable of maintaining a relatively constant body temperature independent of the surrounding environment.

  • Poikilotherm (adjective)

    cold-blooded

  • Poikilotherm (noun)

    A cold-blooded animal

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  • Homeothermic (adjective)

    of birds and mammals; having constant and relatively high body temperature

  • Poikilotherm (noun)

    an animal whose body temperature varies with the temperature of its surroundings; any animal except birds and mammals

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