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eurytherm (plural eurytherms)
- (biology) An organism, often specifically an ectotherm, that can function at a wide range of temperatures.
1997, G.N. Somero & G.E. Hoffman, “Temperature thresholds for protein adaptation”, in Wood & McDonald, editors, Global Warming, ISBN 0521495326, page 20:
- These and other differences between stenotherms and eurytherms suggest that the effects of global warming will not be uniform among ectothermic species.