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thermogenesis

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noun ther·mo·gen·e·sis \ˌthər-mō-ˈje-nə-səs\

Definition of thermogenesis

  1. :  the production of heat especially in the body (as by oxidation)



Origin of thermogenesis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1891


Medical Dictionary

thermogenesis

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noun ther·mo·gen·e·sis \ˌthər-mō-ˈjen-ə-səs\

Medical Definition of thermogenesis

plural thermogeneses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  the production of heat especially in the body (as by oxidation)




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "thermogenesis"


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