Medical Dictionary


adj met·a·bol·ic \ˌmet-ə-ˈbäl-ik\

Medical Definition of METABOLIC

:  of, relating to, or based on metabolism
:  vegetative 1a(2)—used especially of a cell nucleus that is not dividing
met·a·bol·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
July 02, 2015
apprehension Hear it
comprehension or the fear of future evil
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