Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to the production of heat; producing heat.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Physiol.) Relating to heat, or to the production of heat; producing heat; thermogenous.

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  • adjective of, or relating to the production of heat

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Examples

  • The calorie-burning process of digestion is called the thermogenic effect of food and occurs as protein is reduced to amino acids, carbohydrates to simple sugars, and fats to fatty acids.

    Lange 2010

  • The calorie-burning process of digestion is called the thermogenic effect of food and occurs as protein is reduced to amino acids, carbohydrates to simple sugars, and fats to fatty acids.

    Lange 2010

  • If you look at it, it's what is known as a thermogenic aid.

    CNN Transcript Feb 27, 2003

  • The increase in energy expenditure, called a thermogenic response, burns calories even in the absence of exercise, so understanding how it is regulated could aid efforts to combat obesity, said Dr. Joel Elmquist, professor of internal medicine, psychiatry and pharmacology at UT Southwestern and co-senior author of the mouse study, which appears online and in the current issue of

    Newswise: Latest News

  • The molecular structure showed that most of it was thermogenic, meaning it matched the deeply buried deposit where gas was being drilled, called the Williams Fork Formation.

    Officials in Three States Pin Water Woes on Gas Drilling

  • She took vitamins recommended by the diet: chromium picolinate, Atkins Basic3 (multivitamins; Atkins Nutritionals, Inc, USA), Atkins Essential Oils (omega fatty acids), Atkins Dieters' Advantage (electrolytes and extracts), and Atkins Accel (a "thermogenic" formula).

    Michael R. Eades, M.D.: Low-carb diet takes one below the belt

  • His report stated that the gases were "thermogenic," meaning they came from deep within the earth, rather than from biological reactions among plants and organisms near the surface, which is known as

    Multichannel News: Business News

  • His report stated that the gases were "thermogenic," meaning they came from deep within the earth, rather than from biological reactions among plants and organisms near the surface, which is known as

    Glenwood Springs Post Independent - Top Stories

  • Like others in the Arum family, skunk cabbage is thermogenic, meaning that it can use chemical processes to generate heat.

    RutlandHerald.com

  • Green tea is said to have "thermogenic" properties in the body which equates to using more calories to generate heat.

    Scientific Blogging

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