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I believe in eating smaller meals more often throughout the day to keep the metabolism going. Don't deprive yourself, just make better choices. At 50 years old it is definitely a lot harder to stay in shape then it was when I was in my 20's.
Todd English

Meaning of "metabolism" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD METABOLISM

From Greek metabolē change, from metaballein to change, from meta- + ballein to throw.
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PRONUNCIATION OF METABOLISM

metabolism  [mɪˈtæbəˌlɪzəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF METABOLISM

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Metabolism is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES METABOLISM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

metabolism

Metabolism

Metabolism is the set of life-sustaining chemical transformations within the cells of living organisms. These enzyme-catalyzed reactions allow organisms to grow and reproduce, maintain their structures, and respond to their environments. The word metabolism can also refer to all chemical reactions that occur in living organisms, including digestion and the transport of substances into and between different cells, in which case the set of reactions within the cells is called intermediary metabolism or intermediate metabolism. Metabolism is usually divided into two categories. Catabolism, that breaks down organic matter and harvests energy by way of cellular respiration, and anabolism that uses energy to construct components of cells such as proteins and nucleic acids. The chemical reactions of metabolism are organized into metabolic pathways, in which one chemical is transformed through a series of steps into another chemical, by a sequence of enzymes. Enzymes are crucial to metabolism because they allow organisms to drive desirable reactions that require energy that will not occur by themselves, by coupling them to spontaneous reactions that release energy.

Definition of metabolism in the English dictionary

The definition of metabolism in the dictionary is the sum total of the chemical processes affecting a particular substance in the body.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH METABOLISM


brutalism
ˈbruːtəˌlɪzəm
capitalism
ˈkæpɪtəˌlɪzəm
colonialism
kəˈləʊnɪəˌlɪzəm
embolism
ˈɛmbəˌlɪzəm
formalism
ˈfɔːməˌlɪzəm
imperialism
ɪmˈpɪərɪəˌlɪzəm
journalism
ˈdʒɜːnəˌlɪzəm
liberalism
ˈlɪbərəˌlɪzəm
literalism
ˈlɪtərəˌlɪzəm
materialism
məˈtɪərɪəˌlɪzəm
minimalism
ˈmɪnɪməˌlɪzəm
nationalism
ˈnæʃənəˌlɪzəm
Orientalism
ˌɔːrɪˈɛntəˌlɪzəm
photojournalism
ˌfəʊtəʊˈdʒɜːnəˌlɪzəm
professionalism
prəˈfɛʃənəˌlɪzəm
realism
ˈrɪəˌlɪzəm
socialism
ˈsəʊʃəˌlɪzəm
surrealism
səˈrɪəˌlɪzəm
symbolism
ˈsɪmbəˌlɪzəm
vandalism
ˈvændəˌlɪzəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE METABOLISM

meta-ethics
metabasis
metabatic
metabolic
metabolic pathway
metabolic rate
metabolic syndrome
metabolically
metabolisable
metabolise
metabolite
metabolizable
metabolize
metabolome
metabolomics
metaboly
metabotropic receptor
metacarpal
metacarpi
metacarpus

WORDS THAT END LIKE METABOLISM

air embolism
alcoholism
ametabolism
anabolism
antialcoholism
asystolism
basal metabolism
catabolism
crassulacean acid metabolism
diabolism
epipolism
evangelism
holism
hypermetabolism
idolism
katabolism
mongolism
pulmonary embolism
shopaholism
thromboembolism
workaholism

Synonyms and antonyms of metabolism in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «metabolism» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF METABOLISM

Find out the translation of metabolism to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of metabolism from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «metabolism» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

新陈代谢
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

metabolismo
570 millions of speakers

English

metabolism
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चयापचय
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عَمَلِيَةُ الْأَيْضِ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

обмен веществ
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

metabolismo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বিপাক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

métabolisme
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Metabolisme
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Stoffwechsel
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

代謝
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

신진대사
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Metabolisme
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

quá trình trao đổi chất
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வளர்சிதை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चयापचय
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

metabolizma
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

metabolismo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

metabolizm
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

метаболізм
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

metabolism
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μεταβολισμός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

metabolisme
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ämnesomsättning
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

stoffskifte
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of metabolism

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «METABOLISM»

The term «metabolism» is very widely used and occupies the 12.334 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «METABOLISM» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about metabolism

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10 QUOTES WITH «METABOLISM»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word metabolism.
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Vidya Balan
I am vegetarian. I have a sweet tooth, so I try and avoid desserts. I binge maybe once a month. I eat every two hours, whether it is a Marie biscuit or just a slice of apple. As a result, my metabolism has improved, and this is a huge contributor to weight loss.
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Paul D. Boyer
The excitement of vitamins, nutrition and metabolism permeated the environment.
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Andy Cohen
McDonalds used to be my favorite place to eat, until my metabolism changed in my late 30s. Before that, I would have no hesitation about walking into McDonalds and getting two cheeseburgers and fries and enjoying every last bite.
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Todd English
I believe in eating smaller meals more often throughout the day to keep the metabolism going. Don't deprive yourself, just make better choices. At 50 years old it is definitely a lot harder to stay in shape then it was when I was in my 20's.
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Kathy Freston
What you want is to rev up your metabolism so that you are burning fat and calories, not preserving fat and calories.
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Shenae Grimes
I'm very lucky with my metabolism.
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Mark Hyman
While weight loss is important, what's more important is the quality of food you put in your body - food is information that quickly changes your metabolism and genes.
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Mark Hyman
My advice is to give up stevia, aspartame, sucralose, sugar alcohols like xylitol and malitol, and all of the other heavily-used and marketed sweeteners unless you want to slow down your metabolism, gain weight, and become an addict.
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Don Kardong
The body responds to a calorie deficit by slowing down the metabolism and burning muscle tissue. That leads to weakness, sluggishness, slow times. In girls, it can also result in cessation of menstrual periods, which in turn leads to loss of bone density and frequent stress fractures.
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C. Everett Koop
They have been deprived nutritionally, or some illness has not been picked up, or they have not been screened for vision or hearing defects, or they have not had some kind of a chronic illness or error of metabolism picked up.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «METABOLISM»

Discover the use of metabolism in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to metabolism and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Advanced Nutrition and Human Metabolism
This text continues to set the standard through the authors' ability to clearly and accurately explain even the most complex metabolic processes and concepts.
Sareen Gropper, Jack Smith, 2012
2
The Power of Your Metabolism
This NEW EDITION has the techniques for losing weight the natural way. This technique have now been integrated into this unique book.
Frank Suarez, 2013
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Jumpstart Your Metabolism: How To Lose Weight By Changing ...
Easy to learn and fun to do, the program in Jumpstart Your Metabolism will help you jumpstart the rest of your life!
Pam Grout, 2010
4
The Metabolism Miracle: 3 Easy Steps to Regain Control of ...
Provides a comprehensive plan for reprogramming the liver and pancreas in order to stimulate rapid fat loss and long-term weight management via three specific stages, sample menus, recipes, exercise recommendations and informative answers ...
Diane Kress, 2010
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Make Over Your Metabolism
A noted fitness consultant presents an groundbreaking new workout and diet program that promotes a faster metabolism for a lifetime of weight control, integrating an innovative exercise approach with expert nutritional advice to maximize ...
Robert Reames, 2006
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Master Your Metabolism: The 3 Diet Secrets to Naturally ...
From the Hardcover edition.
Jillian Michaels, Mariska van Aalst, 2009
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Biochemistry for Sport and Exercise Metabolism
How do our muscles produce energy for exercise and what are the underlying biochemical principles involved? These are questions that students need to be able to answer when studying for a number of sport related degrees.
Donald MacLaren, James Morton, 2011
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Functional Metabolism: Regulation and Adaptation
The book lays out a structured approach to the metabolic basis of disease, including discussion of the normal pathways of metabolism, altered pathways leading to disease, and use of molecular genetics in diagnosis and treatment of disease.
Kenneth B. Storey, 2005
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Bacterial Physiology and Metabolism
Clearly describing the important metabolic processes that occur in prokaryotes under different conditions and in different environments, this advanced text provides an overview of the key cellular processes that determine bacterial roles in ...
Byung Hong Kim, Geoffrey Michael Gadd, 2008
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Metabolism
Quick Look Metabolism integrates biochemical pathways with themes traditionally covered in physiology, cell structure, histology, and nutrition.
Carole Jean Coffee, 1999

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «METABOLISM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term metabolism is used in the context of the following news items.
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Lipid metabolism Working out SCD's kinks
Stearoyl-CoA desaturase (SCD) is a metabolic enzyme embedded in endoplasmic reticulum membranes that acts on saturated fatty acyl–CoAs ... «Nature.com, Jul 15»
2
10 Hot Healthy Ways To... Fuel Your Workout
After a work out, your metabolism is higher for 48 hours, and there is the added benefit of releasing endorphins that help your mood and your ... «Grazia, Jul 15»
3
HIV progression connected to cholesterol metabolism
It shows a potential method for new ways to control HIV progression and infection by monitoring and controlling cellular cholesterol metabolism. «Vaccine News Daily, Jul 15»
4
Epilepsy and AEDs 'can affect metabolism of certain patients'
A new study has highlighted the impact of epilepsy and antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) on the metabolic profile in adults with autism spectrum ... «Epilepsy Research UK, Jul 15»
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Researchers find evidence that directly links disrupted metabolism
"The link between metabolism and cancer has been proposed or inferred to exist for a long time, but what is more scarce is evidence for a direct ... «News-Medical.net, Jul 15»
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The Report Bone Metabolism Therapeutics Market to 2018 – Hyperparathyroidism Sector to Decline in the Absence of New Product Launches and Increased ... «Medgadget.com, Jul 15»
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Distinct roles for VHL and hypoxia in RCC gene expression and …
As discussed in last week's blog renal cell carcinoma (RCC) cells show altered metabolism favouring lactate fermentation as the major energy ... «ScienceBlog.com, Jul 15»
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Polar bear metabolism cannot cope with ice loss
Polar bears' metabolism does not slow very much during the summer months when sea ice melts and food becomes scarce, according to a ... «Nature.com, Jul 15»
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Does Breakfast Increase Metabolism? 7 Benefits Of Eating In The …
We're told that our morning bowl of cereal boosts our metabolism. But does it really? Or have we just been duped all these years? Dr. Therese O'Sullivan, senior ... «Bustle, Jul 15»
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Shifted waking hours may pave the way to shifting metabolism
Shift work is a reality of life for many professions such as health care and emergency work. But research shows that our metabolisms don't ... «Science News, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Metabolism [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/metabolism>. Dec 2019 ».
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