- metabisulfite test,
- metabolic acidosis,
- metabolic alkalosis,
- metabolic coma,
- metabolic craniopathy,
- metabolic equivalent
Origin of metabolic
Examples from the Web for metabolic
What if they were to measure body composition or hormone levels or metabolic rate?
After all, here we are, in the middle of a global obesity crisis; and there they are running a metabolic lab on television.
They are much more likely to have metabolic syndrome—a condition that puts you at high risk for diabetes and heart disease.
Any activity that helps you to relax lowers your metabolic rate to help promote sleep, says Dr. Suh.
Con: Dangerously low calorie intake and a high risk of metabolic shock.
They control physical and mental growth, and all the metabolic processes of fundamental importance.The Pivot of Civilization|Margaret Sanger
Comparisons of thermal conductances calculated on the basis of metabolic body size (Mellen, 1963) gave the same results.
All her other metabolic functions increased accordingly, and Sophia slept deeply for a week of subjective time—in hours.Voyage To Eternity|Milton Lesser
And so metabolic was the power that in an instant the atoms of Ravenel's entire world were redistributed.The Voice of the City|O. Henry
Now, an indispensable condition of the ripening of the ovum in the female organism is that the metabolic process shall be normal.Schenk's Theory: The Determination of Sex|Samuel Leopold Schenk
1845 in biological sense, from German metabolisch (1839), from Greek metabolikos "changeable," from metabole "a change, changing, a transition" (see metabolism). Used earlier in a general sense of "involving change" (1743). Related: Metabolically.