thermophysiology

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thermo- +‎ physiology

Noun[edit]

thermophysiology (plural thermophysiologies)

  1. A physiology that is subject to thermoregulation
    1985 - Australian mammal society
    Laboratory studies of the thermo-physiology of this species found that body temperature (Tb) was tightly regulated at 36. 1°C, but animals quickly become hyperthermic at ambient temperatures (Ta) above 30°C...

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References[edit]

  • 1982, February: Iriki, M. "Thermophysiology." Science. 215 (4536): 1089-1090. PMID: 17771837
  • 2013, January: Dearing, M. Denise. "Temperature-dependent toxicity in mammals with implications for herbivores: a review". Journal of Comparative Physiology B 183 (1): 43–50. doi:10.1007/s00360-012-0670-y (view abstract) In this review article, the author uses the heading "Integrating temperature-dependent toxicity and thermophysiology".