saccharometabolism

[ săk′ə-rō-mĭ-tăbə-lĭz′əm ]

n.

The cellular process by which sugar is metabolized.
Related formssac′cha•ro•met′a•bolic (-mĕt′ə-bŏlĭk) adj.
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