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Definition of "metabolic" []

  • Of, relating to, or resulting from metabolism. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "metabolic" in a sentence
  • "Building up muscle mass is going to cause you to burn more calories and increase what we call your metabolic rate."
  • "But the bad news is there's more obesity, more, what we call metabolic syndrome or pre-diabetes in the population in our young people."
  • "In addition to our diagnostic and treatment services, we provide training in metabolic diseases and support active research programs that have made important contributions to the field."