basal ration

noun

: a ration furnishing the necessary energy but lacking in one or more accessory food substances (such as vitamins) that may be added in varying proportion for the study of their effects

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“Basal ration.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/basal%20ration. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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