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- (KA-luh-ree) A measurement of the energy content of food. The body needs calories as to perform its functions, such as breathing, circulating the blood, and physical activity. When a person is sick, their body may need extra calories to fight fever or other problems.
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- caloric intake, energy balance, Fungus, Metabolism, morphology, organism, phlegm, septate