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Hibernation

  • Definition: A physiological state that allows survival during long periods of cold temperatures and reduced food supplies, in which metabolism decreases, the heart and respiratory system slow down, and body temperature is maintained at a lower level than normal.

    Source: Biology. 7th edition. N.A. Campbell & Jane B. Reece

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