thermogenic

adjective
ther·​mo·​gen·​ic | \ ˌthər-mə-ˈje-nik How to pronounce thermogenic (audio) \

Definition of thermogenic

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

Examples of thermogenic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Instant Knockout is the top thermogenic fat burning supplement for men. Norcal Marketing, Chron, 4 Feb. 2021 Along with other natural ingredients that support several processes in the body, Trimtone contains a unique thermogenic fat burner, a spice called grains of paradise. Norcal Marketing, Chron, 4 Feb. 2021 Final thoughts – are thermogenic fat burners right for you? Norcal Marketing, Chron, 4 Feb. 2021 Hot water as well as thermogenic foods — foods that include ginger, cayenne or chili pepper — are said to produce heat in the body. Author: Christine Cunningham, Anchorage Daily News, 31 Jan. 2018 Sitting under a lamp that provides light from the red end of the spectrum can have a thermogenic impact on the body. Steven Macari, Harper's BAZAAR, 4 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of thermogenic

1855, in the meaning defined above

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“Thermogenic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thermogenic. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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thermogenic

adjective
ther·​mo·​gen·​ic | \ ˌthər-mə-ˈjen-ik How to pronounce thermogenic (audio) \

Medical Definition of thermogenic

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

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