basal temperature

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Noun1.basal temperature - body temperature in the morning before rising or moving about or eating anythingbasal temperature - body temperature in the morning before rising or moving about or eating anything
blood heat, body temperature - temperature of the body; normally 98.6 F or 37 C in humans; usually measured to obtain a quick evaluation of a person's health
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Well, yes; if that patient with a chronically low basal temperature has a normal free T4 and normal TSH, the diagnosis assuredly is not hypothyroidism.
If the basal temperature remains high during the spotting and drops the day of the heavier flow, then the day of the increased flow is "day l" of the cycle (and the period).
61 grams of mercury while the basal temperature thermometer had about 2.
We've even heard of a few doctors who tell patients to take their basal temperature before any blood tests.
TM = daily maximum temperature, ([degrees]C); Tm = daily minimum temperature, ([degrees]C); Tb = minimum basal temperature, ([degrees]C); TB = maximum basal temperature, ([degrees]C).
It builds a picture of the crucial body basal temperature over a 24-hour period.
Ovulation prediction kits can be bought from chemists and women can also measure their basal temperature every day for a month.
Thyroid regulation of metabolism includes such diverse functions as metabolic rate, cholesterol metabolism, cold or heat tolerance, total feelings of energy, mental alertness, weight balance, and basal temperature.
A hormone in the female menstrual cycle called progesterone causes the basal temperature to rise by about one-half of a degree Fahrenheit.
The basal temperature was recorded for each mouse, its temperature one hour following oral treatment and after 10 min of being exposed to an open field (placed in a large open body with three 60W lights suspended from above) stress session.