total daily energy expenditure

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to·tal dai·ly en·er·gy ex·pen·di·ture

(TDEE) (tō'tăl dā'lē en'ĕr-jē ek-spen'di-chŭr)
Total daily caloric expenditure, consisting of basal metabolic rate, diet-induced thermogenesis, and energy expenditure for physical activity; in the clinical setting, TDEE can be estimated by calculation or measured by indirect calorimetry.
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