"Basal Metabolism" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Heat production, or its measurement, of an organism at the lowest level of cell chemistry in an inactive, awake, fasting state. It may be determined directly by means of a calorimeter or indirectly by calculating the heat production from an analysis of the end products of oxidation within the organism or from the amount of oxygen utilized.
- Basal Metabolism
- Metabolic Rate, Basal
- Metabolism, Basal
- Basal Metabolic Rate
- Basal Metabolic Rates
- Metabolic Rates, Basal
- Rate, Basal Metabolic
- Rates, Basal Metabolic
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Basal Metabolism".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Basal Metabolism".
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