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hypermetabolism

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noun hy·per·me·tab·o·lism \ -mə-ˈtab-ə-ˌliz-əm \

medical Definition of hypermetabolism

:metabolism at an increased or excessive rate

hypermetabolic

play \-ˌmet-ə-ˈbäl-ik\ adjective
    • hypermetabolic states
    • a hypermetabolic mass

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