Synonyms and Antonyms for fat-metabolism

1. fat metabolism (n.)

a metabolic process that breaks down ingested fats into fatty acids and glycerol and then into simpler compounds that can be used by cells of the body

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2. metabolism (n.)

the marked and rapid transformation of a larva into an adult that occurs in some animals

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5. fat (n.)

a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides)

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6. fat (adj.)

having a relatively large diameter

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7. fat (n.)

a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy; it also cushions and insulates vital organs

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8. fat (adj.)

containing or composed of fat

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9. fat (adj.)

lucrative

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