Definition of Metabolism:

  1. The chemical processes that occur within a living organism in order to maintain life.

  2. Sum of chemical and physical processes that are continually occurring within a living organism and which are essential to life and well being. Metabolism employs various enzymes to breakdown complex substances (such as food constituents) into simpler ones (a process called catabolism), and to build them back into different complex substances (a process called anabolism), release energy, eliminate wastes, and thus enable the organisms growth and continued functioning.

Synonyms of Metabolism

Assimilation, Avatar, Basal metabolism, Catabolism, Catalysis, Consubstantiation, Displacement, Heterotopia, Metagenesis, Metamorphism, Metamorphosis, Metastasis, Metathesis, Metempsychosis, Mutant, Mutated form, Mutation, Permutation, Reincarnation, Sport, Transanimation, Transfiguration, Transfigurement, Transformation, Transformism, Translation, Translocation, Transmigration, Transmogrification, Transmutation, Transposition, Transubstantiation

How to use Metabolism in a sentence?

  1. The metabolism of fatty acids in the kidney.

Meaning of Metabolism & Metabolism Definition