Definition of Metabolism. Meaning of Metabolism. Synonyms of Metabolism

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Definition of Metabolism

Metabolism
Metabolism Me*tab"o*lism, n. (Physiol.) The act or process, by which living tissues or cells take up and convert into their own proper substance the nutritive material brought to them by the blood, or by which they transform their cell protoplasm into simpler substances, which are fitted either for excretion or for some special purpose, as in the manufacture of the digestive ferments. Hence, metabolism may be either constructive (anabolism), or destructive (katabolism).
Metabolism
Metabolism Me*tab"o*lism, n. (Biol.) The series of chemical changes which take place in an organism, by means of which food is manufactured and utilized and waste materials are eliminated.

Meaning of Metabolism from wikipedia

- Metabolism (/məˈtæbəlɪzəm/, from Gr****: μεταβολή metabolē, "change") is the set of life-sustaining chemical reactions in organisms. The three main purposes...
- Carbohydrate metabolism is the whole of the biochemical processes responsible for the metabolic formation, breakdown, and interconversion of carbohydrates...
- Drug metabolism is the metabolic breakdown of drugs by living organisms, usually through specialized enzymatic systems. More generally, xenobiotic metabolism...
- Lipid metabolism is the synthesis and degradation of lipids in cells, involving the breakdown or storage of fats for energy and the synthesis of structural...
- Cell Metabolism, launched in January 2005, is one of the newer titles in the Cell Press family. The journal focuses on physiology, with an emphasis on...
- Protein metabolism denotes the various biochemical processes responsible for the synthesis of proteins and amino acids (anabolism), and the breakdown of...
- several pathways, primarily through fatty acid synthesis, glycerolipid metabolism, and bile acid biosynthesis pathways. If the body had no mechanism for...
- effectors that enhance the enzyme's activity. Modulating the pyrimidine metabolism pharmacologically has therapeutical uses. Pyrimidine synthesis inhibitors...
- Metabolism (新陳代謝, shinchintaisha) was a post-war ****anese architectural movement that fused ideas about architectural megastructures with those of organic...
- Purine metabolism refers to the metabolic pathways to synthesize and break down purines that are present in many organisms. Purines are biologically synthesized...
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