Definition of Metabolize

1. Verb. Produce by metabolism.

Exact synonyms: Metabolise
Entails: Digest
Derivative terms: Metabolism



Definition of Metabolize

1. v. t. & i. To change by a metabolic process. See Metabolism.

Definition of Metabolize

1. Verb. (intransitive) To undergo metabolism. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To cause a substance to undergo metabolism. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To produce a substance using metabolism. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Metabolize

1. [v -LIZED, -LIZING, -LIZES]

Medical Definition of Metabolize

1. To change by a metabolic process. See Metabolism. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Metabolize

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Literary usage of Metabolize

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1. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"The ability of the colon to metabolize the different N-nitrosamines varies among individuals. While colon from all investigated cases could metabolize DMN, ..."

2. The Elements of the Science of Nutrition by Graham Lusk (1917)
"metabolize is not exhausted by the protein furnished, then carbohydrates and fats are destroyed up to the limit of the ability of the cells to do so. ..."

3. Annual of the Universal Medical Sciences edited by [Anonymus AC02809657] (1895)
"His theory of the means used by the body to metabolize the ... The cells, saturated more or less with proteid, begin to metabolize or oxidize the proteid ..."

4. Assessing the Human Health Risks of Trichloroethylene: Key Scientific Issues by National Research Council (U.S.) (2006)
"The weight of evidence indicates that rodents and humans differ significantly in their capacity to metabolize trichloroethylene in their lungs, ..."

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