Medical Definition of Basal diet

1. A diet having a caloric value equal to the basal heat production and sufficient quanties of essential nutrients to meet basic needs, in experiments in nutrition, a diet from which a given constituent (e.g., a vitamin, mineral, or amino acid), the nutritional value of which is to be determined, is omitted for a period and the effects observed; the subject is observed for a second period during which the ingredient being studied is added to the diet. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Basal Diet

basal bone
basal bristle
basal cell adenoma
basal cell carcinoma
basal cell epithelioma
basal cell hyperplasia
basal cell layer
basal cell nevus
basal cell nevus syndrome
basal cell papilloma
basal cells
basal cistern
basal corpuscle
basal dicot
basal diet (current term)
basal ganglia
basal ganglia calcification
basal ganglion
basal gland
basal granule
basal joint reflex
basal lamina
basal lamina of choroid
basal lamina of ciliary body
basal lamina of cochlear
basal lamina of neural tube
basal lamina of semicircular duct
basal layer of choroid

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