basal metabolic rate


basal metabolic rate

noun

Definition of BASAL METABOLIC RATE

:  the rate at which heat is given off by an organism at complete rest

First Known Use of BASAL METABOLIC RATE

1922

basal metabolic rate

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BASAL METABOLIC RATE

: the rate at which heat is given off by an organism at complete rest

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