Definitions of metabolic

  1. (zoology) undergoing metamorphosis Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. undergoing metamorphosis Wordnet Dictionary DB
  3. Of or pertaining to metamorphosis; pertaining to, or involving, change. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Of or pertaining to metabolism; as, metabolic activity; metabolic force. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Relating to metabolism. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  6. Capable of change; due to change. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. Changeable; chemical changes occurring in living organism; metamorphosing. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.
  8. [Greek] Changeable; appl. chemical changes occurring in the living organism; influencing metabolism, appl. hormones; formed during metabolism; metamorphosing. na
  9. Appertaining to change or transformation. Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  10. Pertaining to metabolism. American pocket medical dictionary.