metabolizable

adjective
me·​tab·​o·​liz·​able
variants: also British metabolisable \ mə-​ˈtab-​ə-​ˌlī-​zə-​bəl How to pronounce metabolisable (audio) \

Medical Definition of metabolizable

1 : capable of being utilized in metabolism metabolizable nutrients
2 : producible or produced by metabolic processes metabolizable energy

Other Words from metabolizable

metabolizability also British metabolisability \ mə-​ˌtab-​ə-​ˌlī-​zə-​ˈbil-​ət-​ē How to pronounce metabolisability (audio) \ noun, plural metabolizabilities

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“Metabolizable.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/metabolizable. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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