thermogenic action


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ca·lor·i·gen·ic ac·tion

increase of heat production of the body, as by the thyroid hormone.
Synonym(s): thermogenic action
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thermogenic action

Action of a food, drug, or physical agent to cause a rise in output of body heat.
See also: action
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