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calorimetry

 [kal″o-rim´ĕ-tre]
measurement of the heat eliminated or stored in any system.
direct calorimetry measurement of the amount of heat produced by a subject enclosed within a small chamber.
indirect calorimetry measurement of the amount of heat produced by a subject by determination of the amount of oxygen consumed and the amount of carbon dioxide eliminated.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

di·rect cal·o·rim·e·try

measurement of the heat produced by a reaction, as distinguished from indirect methods, which involve measurement of something other than heat production itself.
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di·rect cal·or·i·me·try

(dĭr-ekt' kal'ŏr-im'ĕ-trē)
Measurement of the heat produced by a reaction, as distinguished from measurement of something other than heat production.
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