equicaloric

[ ee-kwi-kuh-lawr-ik, -lor-, ek-wi- ]
/ ˌi kwɪ kəˈlɔr ɪk, -ˈlɒr-, ˌɛk wɪ- /

adjective Physiology.

yielding equal amounts of energy in metabolism.

Nearby words

  1. equi,
  2. equi np deletion,
  3. equi-,
  4. equiangular,
  5. equiaxial,
  6. equid,
  7. equidistance,
  8. equidistant,
  9. equiform,
  10. equilateral

Origin of equicaloric

First recorded in 1935–40; equi- + caloric

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