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Basal Metabolism

"Basal Metabolism" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Heat production, or its measurement, of an organism at the lowest level of cell chemistry in an inactive, awake, fasting state. It may be determined directly by means of a calorimeter or indirectly by calculating the heat production from an analysis of the end products of oxidation within the organism or from the amount of oxygen utilized.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Basal Metabolism" by people in this website by year, and whether "Basal Metabolism" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 7 publications over 7 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 2002 and 2003 and 2007 and 2009 and 2013 and 2014 and 2016
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