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What does BM stand for?

BM stands for Basal Metabolism

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The appendix collects data on body and organ masses, basal metabolism, respiration rates, heart rates, and breeding habits.
As basal metabolism falls, the heart slows, one becomes more sensitive to cold, hair and nail growth slows down, and modest weight gain occurs (not more than 10 to 15 pounds, however).
At basal metabolism, the VO2 determines the overall metabolic rate of the body since the overall metabolic rate is directly coupled with hydrogen removal in the electron transport chain.