intermediary metabolism

noun

Medical Definition of intermediary metabolism

: the intracellular process by which nutritive material is converted into cellular components

called also intermediate metabolism

Learn More about intermediary metabolism

Cite this Entry

“Intermediary metabolism.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/intermediary%20metabolism. Accessed 15 December 2019.

Comments on intermediary metabolism

What made you want to look up intermediary metabolism? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

delight or enjoyment

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Great Scrabble Words—A Quiz

  • scrabble tiles that read scrabble quiz
  • Which of the following Q-without-U words means the number five in cards or dice?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!