Synonyms and Antonyms for basal-metabolism

1. basal metabolism (n.)

the amount of energy required to maintain the body of an individual in a resting state

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2. metabolism (n.)

the marked and rapid transformation of a larva into an adult that occurs in some animals

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4. basal (adj.)

of primary importance

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5. basal (adj.)

especially of leaves; located at the base of a plant or stem; especially arising directly from the root or rootstock or a root-like stem

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6. basal (adj.)

serving as or forming a base

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