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Conduction
 
the transfer of heat energy to the skin and then the external environment
BMR (Basal Metabolic Rate)
 
The rate at which food is catabolized under basal conditoins.
Calorie
 
Unit of energy measurement most often used.
Convection
 
The transfer of heat energy to air that is continually flowing away from the skin
TMRR
 
Total amount of energy used by the body per day (abbreviation)
Evaporation
 
Absorption of heat by water (sweat) vaporization