tef

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tef

(tɛf) or

teff

n
(Plants) an annual grass, Eragrostis abyssinica, of NE Africa, grown for its grain
[C18: from Amharic tēf]
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The WBCs allow for accurate minute-by-minute measurements of C[O.sub.2] and [O.sub.2], thus allowing calculation of an individual's thermic effect of food (TEF).
Ashley Binns, a doctoral student in kinesiology and exercise science who led the study at the University of Arkansas, said the goal was to determine the interaction between the thermic effect of food and exercise on the body's total energy expenditure, as measured in calories.
in thermic effect of food (TEF) [3-5], demonstrating the importance of sympathetic nervous system in mediation of TEF (although this has not been observed in all studies [6]).
Tappy, "Thermic effect of food and sympathetic nervous system activity in humans," Reproduction Nutrition Development, vol.