equicaloric

adjective equi·ca·lor·ic \ ˌē-kwə-kə-ˈlȯr-ik , ˌe-kwə- , -ˈlär- \

Definition of equicaloric

: capable of yielding equal amounts of energy in the body
  • equicaloric diets

First Known Use of equicaloric

1940

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equicaloric

adjective equi·ca·lo·ric \ ˌē-kwə-kə-ˈlȯr-ik , ˌek-wə- , -ˈlōr- , -ˈlär-; -ˈkal-ə-rik \

medical Definition of equicaloric

: capable of yielding equal amounts of energy in the bodily economy
  • equicaloric high and low protein diets

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