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Medical Term:

calorigenic

Pronunciation: kă-lōr′i-jen′ik

Definition:

  1. Capable of generating heat.
  2. Stimulating metabolic production of heat.

Synonym(s): thermogenetic2, thermogenic

[L. calor, heat, + G. genesis, production]

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