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Ectotherm/Ectothermic (in CC amphib glossary)

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Ectotherm/Ectothermic: An organism that must use heat acquired from the environment and behavioral adaptations to regulate body temperature. Also known as “cold-blooded”, these animals’ body temperature varies with the temperature of their surroundings. Amphibians are ectotherms.



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