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1. metabolism

noun. ['məˈtæbəˌlɪzəm'] the organic processes (in a cell or organism) that are necessary for life.

Synonyms

  • organic process
  • Krebs cycle
  • internal respiration
  • destructive metabolism
  • catabolism
  • glycolysis
  • anabolism
  • cellular respiration
  • biological process
  • respiration
  • constructive metabolism
  • dissimilation
  • tricarboxylic acid cycle
  • metabolic process
  • katabolism
  • fat metabolism
  • Krebs citric acid cycle
  • citric acid cycle

Antonyms

  • anabolism
  • anovulation
  • nondevelopment
  • ovulation

Etymology

  • μεταβολή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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1. Noun Phrase
This naturally occurring amino acid plays a key role in lipolysis, or fat metabolism.

2. metabolism

noun. ['məˈtæbəˌlɪzəm'] the marked and rapid transformation of a larva into an adult that occurs in some animals.

Synonyms

  • metamorphosis
  • heterometaboly
  • holometaboly
  • biological process
  • organic process
  • hemimetabolism
  • hemimetaboly
  • hemimetamorphosis
  • heterometabolism

Antonyms

  • hyperpnea
  • hypopnea
  • organic process
  • biological process

Etymology

  • μεταβολή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. fat

adjective. ['ˈfæt'] having an (over)abundance of flesh.

Synonyms

  • podgy
  • pyknic
  • thick
  • loose-jowled
  • stout
  • corpulent
  • zoftig
  • roly-poly
  • fleshy
  • jowly
  • potbellied
  • zaftig
  • overweight
  • fattish
  • obese
  • gross
  • abdominous
  • plump
  • embonpoint
  • body weight
  • blubbery
  • portly
  • buxom
  • endomorphic
  • tubby
  • chubby
  • double-chinned
  • rotund
  • porcine
  • pudgy
  • dumpy
  • paunchy
  • weighty
  • heavy

Antonyms

  • ectomorphic
  • angular
  • mesomorphic
  • prolate

4. fat

adjective. ['ˈfæt'] having a relatively large diameter.

Antonyms

  • mild

5. fat

noun. ['ˈfæt'] a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides).

Synonyms

  • acylglycerol
  • fat cell
  • myelin
  • myeline
  • leaf lard
  • polyunsaturated fat
  • glyceride
  • triglyceride
  • animal fat
  • lipoid
  • adipose cell
  • lipide
  • lipid
  • edible fat
  • leaf fat
  • cocoa butter

Antonyms

  • invisible
  • net
  • specific
  • unshapely

6. fat

noun. ['ˈfæt'] a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy; it also cushions and insulates vital organs.

Synonyms

  • paunch
  • cellulite
  • spare tire
  • mons pubis
  • adipose tissue
  • flab
  • belly
  • mons
  • mons veneris
  • puppy fat
  • love handle
  • animal tissue
  • fatty tissue

Antonyms

  • irresolute
  • thin person
  • mitigated
  • inconspicuous

7. fat

adjective. ['ˈfæt'] lucrative.

Synonyms

  • profitable

Antonyms

  • distant
  • intelligible

8. fat

noun. ['ˈfæt'] excess bodily weight.

Synonyms

  • obesity
  • fatness
  • bodily property
  • fleshiness
  • adiposeness
  • fattiness
  • oiliness
  • blubber
  • steatopygia
  • adiposity
  • oleaginousness
  • abdominousness
  • avoirdupois
  • greasiness
  • corpulency

Antonyms

  • penetrable
  • distributed
  • scarce
  • thinly

9. fat

adjective. ['ˈfæt'] containing or composed of fat.

Synonyms

  • sebaceous
  • superfatted
  • buttery
  • greasy
  • fatty
  • adipose
  • oleaginous
  • suety

Antonyms

  • oblate
  • uncoiled
  • square
  • thinness

10. fat

verb. ['ˈfæt'] make fat or plump.

Synonyms

  • fatten
  • feed
  • give
  • fill out
  • fatten out
  • alter
  • plump out
  • modify
  • change
  • flesh out
  • plump

Antonyms

  • abstemious
  • unimportant
  • dissuasive
  • light
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