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Basal metabolic rate

Basal metabolic rate is the amount of enrgy required to sustain only vital organs when one is at rest (Science: biochemistry, biology) The metabolic Rate as measured under basal conditions: 12 hours after eating, after a restful sleep, no exercise or activity preceding test, elimination of emotional excitement and occurring in a comfortable temperature.

Acronym: bmr

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BMR of Rat is higher than an an Elephant

... than an Elephant,So that Rat has higher Basal Metabolic Rate than an Elephant. How to understand this?

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by kumar985
Sun Oct 28, 2012 9:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: BMR of Rat is higher than an an Elephant
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... do not eat say 12 hours or even fewer BMR = basal metabolic rate or base metabolic rate and the rate is controlled by relative ...

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by daniel.kurz
Mon Nov 14, 2011 4:09 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Low Burn
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The Heart

... know for 2. Contractions in the atria at a basal level are caused by the SA node (which is ... Sorry I can't be more help here :s Heart rate increases when the body's trying to combat ... the heart rate should slow along with all metabolic processes since it's these that generate ...

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by Babybel56
Sun Apr 24, 2011 8:31 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Heart
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Mathematical Biology, metabolism, origins of life, evolution

... former, Addy Pross the latter. Shapiro enumerates 5 requirements for metabolism to have made ... of Kleiber's Law that includes the term for metabolic efficiency (ME). The equation deals with ... nature of aging in terms of antagonism between basal and field or organism metabolic rate; explains ...

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by GregorioKelly
Wed Oct 17, 2007 2:19 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Mathematical Biology, metabolism, origins of life, evolution
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Views: 4677

New Life

... anatomy book, like Kardong's "Vertebrates". It even explains the mechanism behind these ... by Kardong 2nd ed. (from a figure): "Reduced basal metabolism requires only infrequent breating. ... it enters a gestative stage during which its metabolic rate drops and its respiratory requirements ...

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by clarence
Tue Oct 11, 2005 3:21 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: New Life
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Views: 7162

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