Associations to the word «Metabolism»

Wiktionary

METABOLISM, noun. (physiology) The complete set of chemical reactions that occur in living cells.
METABOLISM, proper noun. A post-war Japanese architectural movement that fused ideas about architectural megastructures with those of organic biological growth.

Dictionary definition

METABOLISM, noun. The marked and rapid transformation of a larva into an adult that occurs in some animals.
METABOLISM, noun. The organic processes (in a cell or organism) that are necessary for life.

Wise words

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