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Descriptor English: Basal Metabolism
Descriptor Spanish: Metabolismo Basal
Descriptor Portuguese: Metabolismo Basal
Descriptor French: Métabolisme basal
Entry term(s): Basal Metabolic Rate
Basal Metabolic Rates
Metabolic Rate, Basal
Metabolic Rate, Resting
Metabolism, Basal
Rate, Basal Metabolic
Rate, Resting Metabolic
Resting Metabolic Rate
Resting Metabolic Rates
Tree number(s): G03.295.154
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001481
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.
Annotation: resting state only; energy expenditure, energy cost = ENERGY METABOLISM
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Entry Version: BASAL METAB
Related: Calorimetry MeSH
Secondary Metabolism MeSH
DeCS ID: 1503
Unique ID: D001481
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/12/08
Basal Metabolism - Preferred
Concept UI M0002200
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.
Preferred term Basal Metabolism
Entry term(s) Metabolism, Basal
Resting Metabolic Rate - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000636820
Preferred term Resting Metabolic Rate
Entry term(s) Metabolic Rate, Resting
Rate, Resting Metabolic
Resting Metabolic Rates
Basal Metabolic Rate - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000630718
Preferred term Basal Metabolic Rate
Entry term(s) Basal Metabolic Rates
Metabolic Rate, Basal
Rate, Basal Metabolic



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