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 functions...
- Lipid metabolism is the synthesis and degradation of lipids in cells, involving the breakdown and storage of fats for energy and the synthesis of structural...
- Cell Metabolism is a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal covering physiology, with an emphasis on understanding the molecular basis of how the body...
- around 29 to 30 ATP per glucose. Aerobic metabolism is up to 15 times more efficient than anaerobic metabolism (which yields 2 molecules of ATP per 1 molecule...
- Drug metabolism is the metabolic breakdown of drugs by living organisms, usually through specialized enzymatic systems. More generally, xenobiotic metabolism...
- Carbohydrate metabolism is the whole of the biochemical processes responsible for the metabolic formation, breakdown, and interconversion of carbohydrates...
- Protein metabolism denotes the various biochemical processes responsible for the synthesis of proteins and amino acids (anabolism), and the breakdown of...
- Metabolism (****anese: メタボリズム, Hepburn: metaborizumu, also shinchintaisha (新陳代謝)) was a post-war ****anese biomimetic architectural movement that fused ideas...
- Obesity and Metabolism is a monthly peer-reviewed medical journal established in 1999 covering research on diabetes, obesity, and metabolism. According...
- Purine metabolism refers to the metabolic pathways to synthesize and break down purines that are present in many organisms. Purines are biologically synthesized...