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metabolizable energy
Subject Category
E Economics, Business and Industry
L Animal Science and Animal Products
Q Food and Human Nutrition
Definition
The net energy in food or feed that is available to humans or animals by digestion and absorption, and measured as the difference between gross energy content and the energy lost as being undigested or indigestible.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
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Used For
caloric value (physiological)
energy value (physiological)
metabolisable energy
starch equivalent
Broader Term
nutritive value
Related Term
energy content
Spanish
energía metabolizable
Term Number
17239