Definitions for "Calorimetry"
Measurement of the quantities of heat in bodies.
Measurement of the amount of energy (heat) liberated by metabolism.
The measurement of the quantity of heat involved in various processes, such as chemical reactions, changes of state, and formations of solutions, or in the determination of the heat capacities of substances. The fundamental unit of measurement is the joule or the calorie (4.184 joules). (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)