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thermogenesis

 [ther″mo-jen´ĕ-sis]
the production of heat, especially within the animal body. adj., adj thermogenet´ic, thermogen´ic.

ther·mo·gen·e·sis

(ther'mō-jen'ĕ-sis),
The production of heat; specifically the physiologic process of heat production in the body.
[thermo- + G. genesis, production]

thermogenesis

/ther·mo·gen·e·sis/ (-jen´ĕ-sis) the production of heat, especially within the animal body.thermogenet´icthermogen´ic

thermogenesis

(thûr′mō-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs, -mə-)
n.
Generation or production of heat, especially by physiological processes.

ther′mo·ge·net′ic (-jə-nĕt′ĭk), ther′mo·gen′ic (-jĕn′ĭk) adj.

thermogenesis

[thur′mōjen′əsis]
Etymology: Gk, thermē + genesis, origin
production of heat, especially by the cells of the body. thermogenetic, adj.

ther·mo·gen·e·sis

(thĕr'mō-jen'ĕ-sis)
The production of heat; specifically, the physiologic process of heat production in the body.
[thermo- + G. genesis, production]

thermogenesis

Heat production. Normal heat production results from the oxidation of food components; a sudden demand for heat causes heat production by shivering; abnormal thermogenesis from a breakdown of the heat-regulation mechanism (thermoregulation) is dangerous and sometimes fatal.

thermogenesis

the production of heat, especially within the animal body.

diet-induced thermogenesis
a portion of dietary calories in excess of those required for immediate energy requirements are converted to heat rather than stored as fat. Some types of obesity may be related to a defect in this mechanism.
neonatal thermogenesis
thermogenesis is relatively inefficient in neonates, especially piglets, so that it becomes very important to protect them from cold stress. Most of their heat gain comes from the metabolism of their stores of brown fat.
nonshivering thermogenesis
increased heat production due to enhancement of normal calorigenic metabolic processes.
shivering thermogenesis
much the fastest thermogenic process which the static body can use. Shivering is an involuntary function with a tremor rate of about 10 per second.
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Based on the observed methane-toethane ratios and the isotope results, methane in well water was found to originate from a range of possible sources, including biogenic, thermogenic, and mixtures of these two (Appendix A).
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