metabolism

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French métabolisme, from Ancient Greek μεταβολή ‎(metabolḗ, change), from μετά ‎(metá, meta-) + βάλλω ‎(bállō, I throw).

Noun[edit]

metabolism ‎(plural metabolisms)

  1. (physiology) The complete set of chemical reactions that occur in living cells.

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