metabolite

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From metabolism +‎ -ite.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mɪˈtæbəlaɪt/

Noun[edit]

metabolite (plural metabolites)

  1. Any substance produced by, or taking part in, a metabolic reaction.
    • 2001: Cannabis and some of its metabolites, for example, persist in the fat stores of the body for several weeks after a single dose. — Leslie Iversen, Drugs: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford 2001, p. 33)

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