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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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Example sentences of the word metabolism


1. Noun, singular or mass
This can be a healthy way to keep your metabolism running high even after recovery from anorexia.

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))
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