metabolism Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary

Meaning of “metabolism” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [C]
all the chemical processes in your body, especially the ones that use foodPhysical and chemical processesThe digestive system
Translations of “metabolism”
in Vietnamese sự trao đổi chất…
in Spanish metabolismo…
in Thai กระบวนการเผาผลาญอาหาร…
in Malaysian metabolisme…
in Chinese (Traditional) 新陳代謝…
in Indonesian metabolisme…
in Russian метаболизм, обмен веществ…
in Turkish metabolizma…
in Chinese (Simplified) 新陈代谢…
in Polish metabolizm, przemiana materii…
(Definition of metabolism from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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