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thermogenesis

[thur-moh-jen-uh-sis] /ˌθɜr moʊˈdʒɛn ə sɪs/
noun
1.
the production of heat, especially in an animal body by physiological processes.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; thermo- + -genesis
Related forms
thermogenetic
[thur-moh-juh-net-ik] /ˌθɜr moʊ dʒəˈnɛt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for thermogenesis

thermogenesis

/ˌθɜːməʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs/
noun
1.
the production of heat by metabolic processes
Derived Forms
thermogenous (θɜːˈmɒdʒɪnəs), thermogenetic (ˌθɜːməʊdʒɪˈnɛtɪk), thermogenic, adjective
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thermogenesis in Medicine

thermogenesis ther·mo·gen·e·sis (thûr'mō-jěn'ĭ-sĭs, -mə-)
n.
Generation or production of heat, especially by physiological processes.


ther'mo·ge·net'ic (-jə-nět'ĭk) or ther'mo·gen'ic (-jěn'ĭk) adj.
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