Medical Dictionary

hypometabolism

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noun hy·po·me·tab·o·lism \ˌhī-pō-mə-ˈtab-ə-ˌliz-əm\

Medical Definition of hypometabolism

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

hypometabolic

\-ˌmet-ə-ˈbäl-ik\play adjective

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