equicaloric

adjective
equi·​ca·​lor·​ic | \ ˌē-kwə-kə-ˈlȯr-ik How to pronounce equicaloric (audio) , ˌe-kwə-, -ˈlär- \

Definition of equicaloric

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

First Known Use of equicaloric

1940, in the meaning defined above

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“Equicaloric.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/equicaloric. Accessed 15 May. 2021.

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equicaloric

adjective
equi·​ca·​lo·​ric | \ ˌē-kwə-kə-ˈlȯr-ik How to pronounce equicaloric (audio) , ˌek-wə- How to pronounce equicaloric (audio) , -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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