Temperature definitions

Arrhenius equation
how rates of reaction change with temperature (biological systems do not comply)
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Eurytherms
can tolerate a range of temperatures
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Stenotherms
are restricted to a small range of temperatures
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Poikilotherms
where the body temperature is the same as the external water temperature
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Homeotherms
internal temperature is controlled independently to the water temperature
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Physiological species
same species at the molecular and morphological level, but encompass varying populations of different thermal tolerances
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Poikilothermic acclimation
a shift in the zone of tolerance of poikilothermic organisms
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Adipose tissue
fatty tissue
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can tolerate a range of temperatures

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Eurytherms

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are restricted to a small range of temperatures

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where the body temperature is the same as the external water temperature

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internal temperature is controlled independently to the water temperature

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