Definition of thermogenesis
: the production of heat especially in the body (as by oxidation)
Recent Examples of thermogenesis from the Web
Protein takes the most calories for your body to process, with 20 to 30 percent of protein calories eaten going to thermogenesis, compared with fat and carbohydrates, which is 0 to 3 percent and 5 to 10 percent, respectively.
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Origin and Etymology of thermogenesis
First Known Use: 1891See Words from the same year
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