hypometabolism

noun

hy·​po·​me·​tab·​o·​lism ˌhī-pō-mə-ˈtab-ə-ˌliz-əm How to pronounce hypometabolism (audio)
: a condition (as in myxedema or hypothyroidism) marked by an abnormally low metabolic rate
hypometabolic adjective

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“Hypometabolism.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hypometabolism. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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