Definitions of metabolism

  1. The series of chemical changes which take place in an organism, by means of which food is manufactured and utilized and waste materials are eliminated. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. The process by which, on the one hand, food is built up into living material, and, on the other, living matter is broken up and decomposed. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for metabolism

  1. Every day science is getting closer to the control of metabolism – The Dream Doctor by Arthur B. Reeve
  2. 2. The metabolism in pellagra shows certain definite changes from the normal, which point to decreased gastric secretion and increased intestinal putrefaction. – The Vitamine Manual by Walter H. Eddy