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See definition of metabolism on Dictionary.com
  • as inlife
  • as inassimilation
  • as indigestion

synonyms for metabolism

  • body
  • existence
  • growth
  • living
  • man
  • person
  • soul
  • survival
  • woman
  • animal
  • animateness
  • animation
  • breath
  • consciousness
  • continuance
  • creature
  • endurance
  • entity
  • essence
  • flesh
  • human
  • individual
  • mortal
  • organism
  • personage
  • presence
  • subsistence
  • substantiality
  • symbiosis
  • viability
  • vitality
  • wildlife
  • flesh and blood
  • human being
  • living being
  • living thing
  • mortal being
  • vital spark
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antonyms for metabolism

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  • abstract
  • concept
  • end
  • inanimate
  • plant
  • death
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      How to use metabolism in a sentence

      Extended time sitting and not moving around leads to changes in the body’s metabolism.
      HEALTHY SCREEN TIME IS ONE CHALLENGE OF DISTANCE LEARNINGKATHRYN HULICKSEPTEMBER 11, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
      It shows that energy metabolism is probably more flexible than previously appreciated.
      BY LOSING GENES, LIFE OFTEN EVOLVED MORE COMPLEXITYVIVIANE CALLIERSEPTEMBER 1, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
      Some of the new work’s estimates of the geographic distribution of aerobic and anaerobic metabolisms, for instance, don’t entirely align with previous findings, he says.
      ‘ZOMBIE’ MICROBES REDEFINE LIFE’S ENERGY LIMITSJORDANA CEPELEWICZAUGUST 12, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
      Those looking to understand the fundamental purpose of sleep rarely seek answers in metabolism or other chemical processes.
      WHY SLEEP DEPRIVATION KILLSVERONIQUE GREENWOODJUNE 4, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
      Their findings dovetail with a stream of previous reports that have linked oxidation and insufficient sleep, in particular those of Everson, who grew interested in metabolism while in Rechtschaffen’s lab.
      WHY SLEEP DEPRIVATION KILLSVERONIQUE GREENWOODJUNE 4, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
      Animals require oxygen for metabolism, the chemical reactions that power their bodies.
      MINECRAFT’S BIG BEES DON’T EXIST, BUT GIANT INSECTS ONCE DIDCAROLYN WILKEMAY 14, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
      It is the principal waste-product of metabolism, and constitutes about one-half of all the solids excreted—about 30 gm.
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      Other factors being equal, the amount of urea indicates the activity of metabolism.
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      In disease, the amount of solids depends mainly upon the activity of metabolism and the ability of the kidneys to excrete.
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      Leading physiologists quite generally agree that phosphorus in the form of glycerophosphates influences metabolism very little.
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      WORDS RELATED TO METABOLISM

      • anabolism
      • catabolism
      • consumption
      • digestion
      • ingestion
      • inhalation
      • metabolism
      • soaking up
      • taking in
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