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shiver

 [shiv´er]
1. a slight tremor.
2. to tremble slightly, as from cold.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

shiv·er

(shiv'ĕr),
1. To shake or tremble, especially from cold.
2. A tremor; a slight chill.
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shiver

(shĭv′ĕr) [ME. chiveren]
1. Involuntary increased muscle activity in response to fear, onset of fever, or exposure to cold. The activity leads to increased heat production.
2. To tremble or shake.
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After six hours a day in the cold for a period of 10 days, people in their study increased brown fat, felt more comfortable and shivered less at 15 degree Celsius.
It may seem anomalous that only 2 moose in the moderate group shivered the most, whereas only limited shivering was observed in the heavy treatment group.