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metabolite (plural metabolites)
- 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)
any substance produced by, or taking part in, a metabolic reaction