hypermetabolism

noun
hy·​per·​me·​tab·​o·​lism | \ ˌhī-pər-mə-ˈta-bə-ˌli-zəm How to pronounce hypermetabolism (audio) \

Definition of hypermetabolism

: metabolism at an increased or excessive rate The drugs inhibit the function of hormones such as epinephrine and other so-called catecholamines, already known to play a major role in posttraumatic hypermetabolism.— B. Harder

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hypermetabolic \ ˌhī-​pər-​ˌme-​tə-​ˈbä-​lik How to pronounce hypermetabolic (audio) \ adjective
hypermetabolic activity in the enlarged lymph nodes a hypermetabolic mass

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1897, in the meaning defined above

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hypermetabolism

noun
hy·​per·​me·​tab·​o·​lism | \ -mə-ˈtab-ə-ˌliz-əm How to pronounce hypermetabolism (audio) \

Medical Definition of hypermetabolism

: metabolism at an increased or excessive rate

Other Words from hypermetabolism

hypermetabolic \ -​ˌmet-​ə-​ˈbäl-​ik How to pronounce hypermetabolic (audio) \ adjective
hypermetabolic states a hypermetabolic mass

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