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thermogenic

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adjective ther·mo·gen·ic \ˌthər-mə-ˈje-nik\

Definition of thermogenic

  1. :  relating to, caused by, or inducing the production of heat <thermogenic dietary supplements> <thermogenic destruction of bacteria>; also :  producing heat <thermogenic flowers> <thermogenic organs>



1855

First Known Use of thermogenic

1855


Medical Dictionary

thermogenic

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adjective ther·mo·gen·ic \ˌthər-mə-ˈjen-ik\

Medical Definition of thermogenic

  1. :  of or relating to the production of heat :  producing heat




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