Definition of “metabolism” - English Dictionary

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metabolismnoun [ C ]

us /məˈtæb·əˌlɪz·əm/

biology the chemical and physical processes by which a living thing uses food for energy and growth

(Definition of “metabolism” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)