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The minimum amount of energy required to maintain vital functions in an organism at complete rest, measured by the basal metabolic rate in a fasting individual who is awake and resting in a comfortably warm environment.
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(Physiology) the amount of energy required by an individual in the resting state, for such functions as breathing and circulation of the blood. See basal metabolic rate
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the minimal amount of energy necessary to maintain respiration, circulation, and other vital body functions while fasting and at total rest.
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n. metabolismo basal.
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