metabolic coma n.
A coma due to disorders of the neuronal mechanisms of energy transfer or due to impairment or deprivation of the energy sources.
- Metabolic craniopathy
metabolic craniopathy n. See Morgagni’s syndrome.
- Metabolic equivalent
metabolic equivalent n. Abbr. MET The energy expended while resting, usually calculated as the energy used to burn 3 to 4 milliliters of oxygen per kilogram of body weight per minute.
noun, Physiology. 1. .
noun 1. Pathology. a group of medical conditions present simultaneously in a patient, as high blood pressure, low HDL cholesterol levels, and an excess of abdominal fat, that increases a person’s risk of heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Also called insulin resistance syndrome. noun 1. a condition associated with obesity including symptoms such as glucose […]