Associations to the word «Metabolism»


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

Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Virtue, good, evil are nothing but words, unless one takes them apart in order to build something with them; they do not win their true meaning until one knows how to apply them.
Paul Gauguin