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Basal Metabolism MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Basal Metabolism
Tree Number(s)
G03.295.154
Unique ID
D001481
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001481
Annotation
resting state only; energy expenditure, energy cost = ENERGY METABOLISM
Scope Note
Metabolism (e.g., heat production) of an organism in an inactive, awake, fasting state. It may be determined directly by means of a calorimeter or indirectly by calculating the end products of oxidation within the organism or from the amount of oxygen utilized.
Entry Version
BASAL METAB
Entry Term(s)
Basal Metabolic Rate
Metabolic Rate, Basal
Metabolism, Basal
Resting Metabolic Rate
NLM Classification #
QU 125
See Also
Calorimetry
Secondary Metabolism
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/12/08
Basal Metabolism Preferred
Resting Metabolic Rate Related
Basal Metabolic Rate Related
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