metabotype

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Short for metabolic type.

Noun[edit]

metabotype (plural metabotypes)

  1. (biology) A metabolic type; the kind of metabolism that an individual has.
    • 2015 December 8, “Metabolomic Responses of Guard Cells and Mesophyll Cells to Bicarbonate”, in PLOS ONE[1], DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0144206:
      Interestingly, we found that these time-resolved metabotypes were discriminated into five distinct clusters.

Verb[edit]

metabotype (third-person singular simple present metabotypes, present participle metabotyping, simple past and past participle metabotyped)

  1. To identify and classify metabotypes

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