METABOLIC RATE

the rate at which an organism uses energy, which is measured in joules or kilojoules over a set period of time.

METABOLIC RATE: "The metabolic rate of an organism is the rate at which they can metabolise a compound."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "METABOLIC RATE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/metabolic-rate/ (accessed October 14, 2019).
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