basal metabolic rate


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basal metabolic rate

n. Abbr. BMR
The rate at which energy is used by an organism at complete rest, measured in humans by the heat given off per unit time, and expressed as the calories released per kilogram of body weight or per square meter of body surface per hour.
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basal metabolic rate

n
(Physiology) the rate at which heat is produced by the body at rest, 12 to 14 hours after eating, measured in kilocalories per square metre of body surface per hour. Abbreviation: BMR
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ba′sal metabol′ic rate′


n.
the rate at which energy is expended while fasting and at rest, calculated as calories per hour per square meter of body surface.
[1920–25]
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basal metabolic rate

The minimum rate at which a body needs to produce heat energy to stay alive when at rest.
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Noun1.basal metabolic rate - the rate at which heat is produced by an individual in a resting state
metabolic rate - rate of metabolism; the amount of energy expended in a give period
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Therefore, body composition devices or predictive equations are often used to estimate the basal metabolic rate. The predictive equations include age, sex, body height and body weight but do not include active mass, therefore they may not suitable for athletes.
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According to Kravitz, for most people, basal metabolic rate accounts for 60 per cent to 80 per cent of total energy expenditure.
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In our opinion, the most rationalistic explanation of the increase in WC appears to be diminished 3.3'-triiodothyronine-responsive energy expenditure and corresponding slow basal metabolic rate in these patients with the FT3 hormone levels within the lower limit of normal value (27, 28).
Try an online Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) calculator, such as dietplan.co.uk/Tools/BMRChecker, which takes your height, weight, age and activity levels into account to work out the daily number of calories you would need to consume to maintain your new lower weight.
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Changes in secretion of numerous hormones/neurotransmitters, such as acetylcholine, growth hormone and cortisol, combine to increase the body's basal metabolic rate, wherein substrates are mobilised to release energy sources (3-7).