Calorificient
Calorificient Ca*lor`i*fi"cient, a. (Physiol.) 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. [1913 Webster]

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  • calorificient — caloriˈficient, a. [An utterly erroneous form.] = calorifacient. In mod. Dicts …   Useful english dictionary

  • Calorifacient — Ca*lor i*fa cient, a. (Physiol.) See {Calorificient}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Calorifiant — Ca*lor i*fi ant, a. (Physiol.) See {Calorificient}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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