Definition of metabolic rate in English:

metabolic rate

Line breaks: meta|bol¦ic rate

noun

  • The rate at which metabolism occurs in a living organism: many people come into my office convinced that they have a low metabolic rate
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    • Reduction in metabolic rate also leads to under-utilization of glycogen stores in the liver, leading to its accumulation.
    • Patients with suspected hypothyroidism are usually asked to take their basal axillary temperature, which provides a crude estimate of basal metabolic rate.
    • Regular exercise will increase your appetite but your increased metabolic rate will more than compensate for it.

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