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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The process in all plants and animals by which food is changed into energy, new cells, and waste products.

Usage examples (37)
  • Of all the unexpected qualities of an unexpected universe, the sheer organizing power of animal and plant metabolism is one of the most remarkable.
  • Intestinal and hepatic lipoprotein metabolism in hyperlipidemia
  • Their metabolism is way down so they go slow and eat small things.
  • Now, now, it's not us skinny people's fault that our metabolism is good. for more
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