metabolic body size

metabolic body size

an estimate of the active tissue mass of a person, calculated by the body weight in kilograms to the 0.75 power.

metabolic body size

Body weight in kilograms to the three-fourths power (kg0.75), representative of the active tissue mass or metabolic mass of an individual.
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