Medical Definition of Metabolic equivalent

1. The oxygen cost of energy expenditure measured at supine rest (1 MET = 3.5 ml O2 per kg of body weight per minute); multiples of MET are used to estimate the oxygen cost of activity, e.g., 3 to 5 METs for light work; more than 9 METs for heavy work. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Metabolic Equivalent

metabolic acidosis
metabolic alkalosis
metabolic burst
metabolic calculus
metabolic clearance rate
metabolic coma
metabolic cooperation
metabolic coupling
metabolic craniopathy
metabolic disorder
metabolic encephalopathy
metabolic equivalent (current term)
metabolic indican
metabolic mucinosis
metabolic pathway
metabolic pathways
metabolic pool
metabolic process
metabolic rate
metabolic rates
metabolic syndrome
metabolically challenged

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