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Descriptor English:   Thermogenesis 
Descriptor Spanish:   Termogénesis 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Termogênese 
Synonyms English:   Adaptive Thermogenesis
Facultative Thermogenesis
Heat Production
Nonshivering Thermogenesis
Production, Heat
Thermogeneses
Thermogenesis, Adaptive
Thermogenesis, Facultative
Thermogenesis, Nonshivering  
Tree Number:   G07.110.232.778
G07.410.421.778
G16.012.500.535.778
Definition English:   The generation of heat in order to maintain body temperature. The uncoupled oxidation of fatty acids contained within brown adipose tissue and SHIVERING are examples of thermogenesis in MAMMALS. 
History Note English:   2001; for HEAT PRODUCTION use BODY TEMPERATURE REGULATION 1975-2000 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
DE drug effects GE genetics
IM immunology PH physiology
RE radiation effects  
Record Number:   35427 
Unique Identifier:   D022722 

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