Definition of Calorificient

1. a. Having, or relating to the power of producing heat; -- applied to foods which, being rich in carbon, as the fats, are supposed to give rise to heat in the animal body by oxidation.



Definition of Calorificient

1. Adjective. (physiology dated) Having or relating to the power of producing heat; applied to foods which, being rich in carbon, as the fats, are supposed to give rise to heat in the animal body by oxidation. ¹

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calorificient (current term)
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