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hypometabolism

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

medical Definition of hypometabolism

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

hypometabolic

play \-ˌmet-ə-ˈbäl-ik\ adjective

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