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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2013), is the most recommended for simulations, especially in climate change scenarios that project higher increments in air temperature, because this methodology uses upper and lower basal temperatures and considers a higher penalty for days in which the maximum temperature exceeds the basal temperature.
As the Bat Chamber falls below freezing during the winter months, further studies are needed to assess basal temperature and torpor use of bats in Walk-in Cave to investigate what additional energetic expense the bats incur to remain above ambient temperature during periods below freezing, or what benefit they may have as a result of a lower basal temperature (slower metabolic rate) than bats farther south.
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.
It builds a picture of the crucial body basal temperature over a 24-hour period.
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.
Ovulation prediction kits can be bought from chemists and women can also measure their basal temperature every day for a month.
They give us the formula for what they claim to be the simplest, least expensive and most accurate way to evaluate thyroid function: monitoring your basal temperature.
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.