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  • Metabolic-syndrome

    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 […]

  • Metabolise

    [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’) […]

  • Metabolite

    [muh-tab-uh-lahyt] /məˈtæb əˌlaɪt/ noun, Biology, Physiology. 1. a product of metabolic action. /mɪˈtæbəˌlaɪt/ noun 1. a substance produced during or taking part in metabolism metabolite me·tab·o·lite (mĭ-tāb’ə-līt’) n. metabolite (mĭ-tāb’ə-līt’)

  • Metabolism

    [muh-tab-uh-liz-uh m] /məˈtæb əˌlɪz əm/ noun 1. Biology, Physiology. the sum of the physical and chemical processes in an organism by which its material substance is produced, maintained, and destroyed, and by which energy is made available. Compare , . 2. any basic process of organic functioning or operating: changes in the country’s economic metabolism. […]

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