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Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Science and technology, Life Sciences
Length:
41 words

the rate of metabolism of an animal measured under given conditions. It may be determined from the dioxygen consumption and

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The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2007

The energy expended by a person, usually expressed in units of energy per unit body mass, per unit time.

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