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ca·lor·ic

 (kə-lôr′ĭk, -lŏr′-)
adj.
1. Of or relating to heat: the caloric effect of sunlight.
2. Of or relating to calories: the caloric content of foods.
n.
A hypothetically indestructible, uncreatable, highly elastic, self-repellent, all-pervading fluid formerly thought responsible for the production, possession, and transfer of heat.

[French calorique, from Latin calor, heat; see kelə- in Indo-European roots.]

ca·lor′i·cal·ly adv.

caloric

(kəˈlɒrɪk; ˈkælərɪk)
adj
(General Physics) of or concerned with heat or calories
n
(General Physics) obsolete a hypothetical elastic fluid formerly postulated as the embodiment of heat
caloricity n

ca•lor•ic

(kəˈlɔr ɪk, -ˈlɒr-)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to calories.
2. of or pertaining to heat.
3. high in calories: a caloric meal.
n.
4. heat.
5. a hypothetical fluid whose presence in matter was once thought to determine its thermal state.
[1785–95; < French calorique < Latin calor heat + French -ique -ic]
ca•lor′i•cal•ly, adv.
cal•o•ric•i•ty (ˌkæl əˈrɪs ɪ ti) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.caloric - relating to or associated with heat; "thermal movements of molecules"; "thermal capacity"; "thermic energy"; "the caloric effect of sunlight"
2.caloric - of or relating to calories in food; "comparison of foods on a caloric basis"; "the caloric content of foods"
Translations

caloric

[ˌkəˈlɒrɪk]
A. ADJcalórico, térmico
B. CPD caloric energy Nenergía f calórica or térmica

caloric

ca·lor·ic

n. calórico-a, rel. al calor o las calorías;
___ intakeingestión ___;
___ methodmétodo ___.
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The caloric test performed for the patient in the present study demonstrated a weak response for both SCCs although the malformation was unilateral.
Caloric test was carried out using the Hallpike method with maximum slow phase velocity (MSPV) as the index.
The patients who had been followed up in the "vertigo outpatient clinic" for a long time had had complete blood count, pure tone audiogram, vestibule-ocular tests, vestibulospinal tests, and caloric test on their admission.
Objective: To investigate the correlation of ocular vestibular evoked myogenic potential (o-VEMP ) and video head impulse (v-HIT) test results with caloric test results in peripheral vestibular disorders, and to define an algorithm for investigating vestibular disorders.
CONCLUSION: Thirty patients of diabetic nephropathy, thirty patients of uncomplicated diabetes mellitus were assessed regarding their vestibular and auditory functions by using pure tone audiometry and caloric test.
A caloric test, in which water at different temperatures is poured into the ear to check on the vestibular apparatus.
The caloric test is very important because this is the only vestibular test that can test one side at a time.
Initial symptoms, duration from initial symptoms to the diagnosis, hearing thresholds, audiogram patterns, and caloric test results were collected and analyzed for each patient.
Although the patient had no complaints of dizziness, the caloric test and vestibular evoked myogenic potential test revealed no responses on the same side.
Each patient received a caloric test, vestibular-evoked myogenic potential (VEMP) test, and cochlear nerve function test (hearing) before the operation and 1 week, 3, and 6 months, postoperatively.