Semantics in Biothermal Studies

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Science  23 Feb 1962:
Vol. 135, Issue 3504, pp. 670
DOI: 10.1126/science.135.3504.670


Only by the use of accurate and meaningful words pertaining to body temperatures and heat sources can our understanding of the ecological and physiological functioning of vertebrate organisms be clarified. Since the classical terms are inadequate, other terms that are already in use should be used.