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metabolic

adjective met·a·bol·ic \ˌme-tə-ˈbä-lik\

Definition of METABOLIC

:  of, relating to, or based on metabolism
met·a·bol·i·cal·ly \-li-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

First Known Use of METABOLIC

1841
METABOLICALLY Defined for Kids

metabolic

adjective met·a·bol·ic \ˌme-tə-ˈbä-lik\

Definition of METABOLIC for Kids

:  of or relating to metabolism <metabolic activity>
Medical Dictionary

metabolic

adjective met·a·bol·ic \ˌmet-ə-ˈbäl-ik\

Medical Definition of METABOLIC

1
:  of, relating to, or based on metabolism
2
:  vegetative 1a(2)—used especially of a cell nucleus that is not dividing
met·a·bol·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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