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Term:
cold-induced thermogenesis (GO:0106106)
Annotations: Rat: (149) Mouse: (142) Human: (143) Chinchilla: (134) Bonobo: (139) Dog: (142) Squirrel: (136)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
circadian temperature homeostasis  
cold-induced thermogenesis +   
The process by which heat is generated by increasing metabolism in response to cold ambient temperatures in order to maintain a stable core body temperature.
diet induced thermogenesis  
heat dissipation +  
heat generation +   
homoiothermy  

Synonyms
Related Synonyms: CIT
Definition Sources: PMID:27876809

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