Medical Dictionary

hypermetabolism

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

Medical Definition of hypermetabolism

  1. :  metabolism at an increased or excessive rate

hypermetabolic

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

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