hypometabolism

[ hī′pō-mĭ-tăbə-lĭz′əm ]

n.

An abnormal decrease in metabolic rate.

Nearby words

  1. hypomanic,
  2. hypomastia,
  3. hypomelanosis of ito,
  4. hypomenorrhea,
  5. hypomere,
  6. hypometria,
  7. hypomixolydian mode,
  8. hypomnesia,
  9. hypomorph,
  10. hypomotility


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