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Blooded

Blooded

Having pure blood, or a large admixture or pure blood; of approved breed; of the best stock.

Used also in composition in phrases indicating a particular condition or quality of blood; as, cold-blooded; warm-blooded.


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Zoology Question.

Why are mammals warm-blooded? Please Note: I need a very detailed and sensible answer;Thank you.

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by H47S
Sun May 20, 2012 11:15 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Zoology Question.
Replies: 6
Views: 2540

Thermal insulation by adipose tissue

because we are warm-blooded and we need our temperature to function. it's isolant

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by JackBean
Thu Jan 26, 2012 9:37 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Thermal insulation by adipose tissue
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Views: 8377

Question about flies.

Flies, being cold-blooded animals, become slower the colder their environment is, and naturally flying requires some speed. So when the fly becomes so cold it cannot flap its wings fast enough it falls down. If it gets colder still, ...

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by biohazard
Wed Aug 10, 2011 6:42 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Question about flies.
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Re: whales

... If the whales descend from a land animal (as Babinski says) like Pakicetus , you can begin to see the difficulties... Imagine a cow, which is warm blooded, having a calf, and then suckling it underwater! The moment the new-born calf opens it's mouth, it swallows a huge mouthful of seawater. How ...

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by Chroma
Sun Nov 22, 2009 8:10 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: whales
Replies: 23
Views: 18081

Re: whales

... is absolutely beyond me. But it's not only size. Whales, like all other mammals, are warm-blooded (which means their body temperatures remain constant), unlike fishes whose body temperatures vary with the water temperature. Mammals produce ...

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by Asyncritus
Thu Nov 19, 2009 11:02 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: whales
Replies: 23
Views: 18081
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