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noun, often all capitalized \ˈmet, ˌem-(ˌ)ē-ˈtē\

Medical Definition of MET

:  a unit of measure of the rate at which the body expends energy that is based on the energy expenditure while sitting at rest and is equal to 3.5 milliliters of oxygen per kilogram of body weight per minute—called also metabolic equivalent
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