hypometabolism

noun
hy·​po·​me·​tab·​o·​lism | \ ˌhī-pō-mə-ˈtab-ə-ˌliz-əm How to pronounce hypometabolism (audio) \

Medical Definition of hypometabolism

: a condition (as in myxedema or hypothyroidism) marked by an abnormally low metabolic rate

Other Words from hypometabolism

hypometabolic \ -​ˌmet-​ə-​ˈbäl-​ik How to pronounce hypometabolic (audio) \ adjective

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“Hypometabolism.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hypometabolism. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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