metabolic craniopathy n.
See Morgagni’s syndrome.
- Metabolic equivalent
metabolic equivalent n. Abbr. MET The energy expended while resting, usually calculated as the energy used to burn 3 to 4 milliliters of oxygen per kilogram of body weight per minute.
noun, Physiology. 1. .
noun 1. Pathology. a group of medical conditions present simultaneously in a patient, as high blood pressure, low HDL cholesterol levels, and an excess of abdominal fat, that increases a person’s risk of heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Also called insulin resistance syndrome. noun 1. a condition associated with obesity including symptoms such as glucose […]
[muh-tab-uh-lahyz] /məˈtæb əˌlaɪz/ verb (used with or without object), metabolized, metabolizing. 1. to subject to ; change by . /mɪˈtæbəˌlaɪz/ verb 1. to bring about or subject to metabolism v. 1887 (transitive), 1934 (intransitive), from Greek metabole “a change” (see metabolism) + -ize. Related: Metabolized; metabolizing. metabolize me·tab·o·lize (mĭ-tāb’ə-līz’) v. me·tab·o·lized, me·tab·o·liz·ing, me·tab·o·liz·es metabolize (mĭ-tāb’ə-līz’) […]