Chapter 40 study guide

Cite an example of an animal that is homeotherm and

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Unformatted text preview: is thermoregulation important? Cite at least two specific biochemical or physiological processes that we have discussed in class this semester that are altered when body temperature increases above 37 °C. 7. What do the terms ectotherm and endotherm mean? What do the terms poikilotherm and homeotherm mean? Cite an example of an animal that is: Homeotherm and endotherm Poikilotherm and endotherm Homeotherm and ectotherm Poikilotherm and ectotherm 8. Know the difference between the four physical processes that allow an organism to exchange heat with its environment. Use this knowledge to answer the following questions. a. Which type of heat transfer primarily occurs when a bird warms itself by sitting in a position where it can easily absorb the sun’s energy? b. Which type of heat transfer primarily occurs when you sit on the seat of your car after it has...
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