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basal metabolic rate

Michael Allaby

in A Dictionary of Ecology

Fourth edition

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780199567669
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191740923
basal metabolic rate

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The rate at which energy must be released metabolically in order to maintain an animal at rest. Since the BMR

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Subjects: Ecology and Conservation

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