Relating to or deriving from the metabolism of a living organism: a metabolic disorder
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- From a metabolic perspective, threonine is one of three indispensable amino acids.
- These enzymes usually act in concert with other enzymes or proteins in DNA metabolic activity.
- It transports nutrients to cells and eliminates metabolic wastes, toxins and excess fluids from the body.
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- Research by Ponganis and Kooyman suggests emperor penguins are metabolically adapted to conserve oxygen while swimming.
- Muscle tissue is a very active, metabolically demanding tissue, especially compared to slow and sluggish fat.
- Lean muscle is more metabolically active than fat.
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- The US English dictionary