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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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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.


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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 8 publications over 8 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 2000 and 2002 and 2006 and 2012 and 2013 and 2014 and 2016 and 2017
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