metabolizable

adjective
me·​tab·​o·​liz·​able
variants: also British metabolisable \mə-​ˈtab-​ə-​ˌlī-​zə-​bəl \

Medical Definition of metabolizable 

1 : capable of being utilized in metabolism metabolizable nutrients

2 : producible or produced by metabolic processes metabolizable energy

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