First Known Use of metabolite
Medical Definition of metabolite
1: a product of metabolism:a: a metabolic waste usually more or less toxic to the organism producing it : excretionb: a product of one metabolic process that is essential to another such process in the same organismc: a metabolic waste of one organism that is markedly toxic to another : antibiotic
2: a substance essential to the metabolism of a particular organism or to a particular metabolic process
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