thermogenesis

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ther·mo·gen·e·sis

 (thûr′mō-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs, -mə-)
n.
Generation or production of heat, especially by physiological processes.

ther′mo·ge·net′ic (-jə-nĕt′ĭk), ther′mo·gen′ic (-jĕn′ĭk) adj.

thermogenesis

(ˌθɜːməʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs)
n
(Chemistry) the production of heat by metabolic processes
thermogenous, thermogenetic, ˌthermoˈgenic adj

ther•mo•gen•e•sis

(ˌθɜr moʊˈdʒɛn ə sɪs)

n.
the production of heat, esp. in an animal body by physiological processes.
[1890–95]
ther`mo•ge•net′ic (-dʒəˈnɛt ɪk) adj.

thermogenesis, thermogeny

the production of heat, especially in an animal body by physiological processes. — thermogenic, thermogenous, adj.
See also: Heat
Translations
thermogenèse
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