metabolic rate


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

metabolic rate

The body’s energy expenditure per unit of time.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.metabolic rate - rate of metabolism; the amount of energy expended in a give period
basal metabolic rate, BMR - the rate at which heat is produced by an individual in a resting state
rate - a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit; "they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour"; "the rate of change was faster than expected"
Translations

metabolic rate

nStoffwechselrate f
References in periodicals archive ?
Ecophysiologists use basal metabolic rate (BMR) for comparisons of energetics among species, or across seasons, measured as ml [O.
Your Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) is the measurement of the energy that you burn the day doing throughout everyday tasks or resting.
Exercise raises metabolic rate, helping to prevent weight gain.
2001) focused on the relationship between the metabolic rate and the draught discomfort and found that DR decreases with the increased metabolic rate.
RESTORING RESTING METABOLIC RATE IN AS LITTLE AS 7 DAYS
Adrenaline is known to lower the appetite, increase the basal metabolic rate and ultimately burn calories.
One could be skeptical that techniques to increase metabolic rate might just be compensated by the body trying to make you want to eat more, to fuel this increased metabolism.
While the bears were inside, researchers measured metabolic rate, muscle movement and heart function.
3) In this study, those with the slowest metabolic rate had a 4-fold increase in gaining 15 or more pounds over the next 2 years.
5 hours reported greater hunger and had lower resting metabolic rates and 24-hour plasma epinephrine levels.
jararaca is affected by the increased metabolic rate experienced when maintained at 20 or 30[degrees]C in a light/dark cycle for 21 days in summer.
Basal metabolic rate (BMR) is a measurement of oxygen consumption (VO2), carbon dioxide production (VCO2), and the respiratory exchange ratio (RER).