indirect calorimetry

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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.

in·di·rect cal·o·rim·e·try

determination of heat production of an oxidation reaction by measuring uptake of oxygen and/or liberation of carbon dioxide and nitrogen excretion and then calculating the amount of heat produced.
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in·di·rect ca·lor·i·me·try

(in'di-rekt' kal'ŏr-im'ĕ-trē)
Determination of heat production of an oxidation reaction by measuring uptake of oxygen or liberation of carbon dioxide and nitrogen excretion.
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