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metabolism – Full Definition

metabolism - Full Definition
metabolism – /mɪˈtabəlɪz(ə)m/ – noun [ Biology Medical ]
– the chemical processes that occur within a living organism in order to maintain life.
“the metabolism of fatty acids in the kidney”
– The chemical reactions in living organisms by which energy is provided for vital processes and activities and new material is assimilated.
– The whole range of biochemical processes that occur within a living organism. Metabolism consists of anabolism (the buildup of substances) and catabolism (the breakdown of substances). The term metabolism is commonly used to refer specifically to the breakdown of food and its transformation into energy.
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