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quotient

 [kwo´shent]
a number obtained by division.
achievement quotient the achievement age divided by the mental age, indicating progress in learning.
caloric quotient the heat evolved (in calories) divided by the oxygen consumed (in milligrams) in a metabolic process.
intelligence quotient IQ; a numerical expression of intellectual capacity obtained by multiplying the mental age of the subject, ascertained by testing, by 100 and dividing by the chronological age.
respiratory quotient RQ; the ratio of the volume of carbon dioxide given off by the body tissues to the volume of oxygen absorbed by them; usually equal to the corresponding volumes given off and taken up by the lungs. It varies with the fuel source used: for carbohydrates it is 1.0; for lipids 0.7; for proteins 0.8; and with overfeeding (lipogenesis) 1.0–1.3.

quo·tient

(kwō'shĕnt),
The number of times one amount is contained in another; the ratio of two numbers.
See also: index (2), ratio.
[L. quoties, how often]

quo·tient

(kwō'shĕnt)
The number of times one number is contained in another.
See also: index (2) , ratio
[L. quoties, how often]

quo·tient

(kwō'shĕnt)
Number of times one amount is contained in another; ratio of two numbers.
[L. quoties, how often]
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