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[Gr. metabolē, a change + -ism] All of the energy and material transformations that occur within living cells. It includes material changes undergone by substances during all periods of life (growth, maturity, and senescence) and energy changes (transformations of chemical energy from food to mechanical energy or heat). Metabolism involves the two fundamental processes of anabolism and catabolism. SEE: anabolism; SEE: catabolism metabolic (met″ă-bol′ik ), adj.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Metabolism." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/733556/all/metabolism.
Metabolism. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/733556/all/metabolism. Accessed May 20, 2019.
Metabolism. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/733556/all/metabolism
Metabolism [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 May 20]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/733556/all/metabolism.
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