Definition of thermogenesis in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌTHərmōˈjenəsəs/


The production of heat, especially in a human or animal body.
Example sentences
  • The drug produces weight loss by its anorectic effect and, possibly, by stimulating thermogenesis.
  • More specifically, fish oils have been shown to increase thermogenesis, decrease body fat deposition, and improve glucose clearance.
  • Increasing thermogenesis (the body's natural fat-burning process) is the fastest way to burn fat.



Pronunciation: /ˌTHərmōˌjəˈnedik/
Example sentences
  • Cinnamon helps regulate blood-sugar levels and is a mild thermogenic, helping to boost calorie burning.
  • For example, a woman who takes thermogenic herbs but seldom exercises will probably achieve the greatest amount of additional fat loss by getting to the gym more often as opposed to changing supplements.
  • If you'd like to boost your thermogenic potential - that is, your fat-burning capacity - without using ephedrine, try these seven alternatives.

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Syllabification: ther·mo·gen·e·sis

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