HyperDic: basal_metabolism

English > 1 sense of the expression basal metabolism:
NOUNprocessbasal metabolismthe amount of energy required to maintain the body of an individual in a resting state
English > basal metabolism: 1 sense > noun 1, process
MeaningThe amount of energy required to maintain the body of an individual in a resting state.
Broadermetabolism, metabolic processThe organic processes (in a cell or organism) that are necessary for life
Spanishmetabolismo basal

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