metabolism
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /mɪˈtab.əl.ɪz.əm/
  • (GA) IPA: /məˈtæ.bəlˌɪz.əm/
Noun

metabolism

  1. (physiology) The chemical processes that occur within a living organism in order to maintain life.
Translations
Metabolism
Proper noun
  1. A post-war Japanese architectural movement that fused ideas about architectural megastructures with those of organic biological growth.
Related terms
  • Metabolist



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