HyperDic: fat_metabolism

English > 1 sense of the expression fat metabolism:
NOUNprocessfat metabolisma metabolic process that breaks down ingested fats into fatty acids and glycerol and then into simpler compounds that can be used by cells of the body
English > fat metabolism: 1 sense > noun 1, process
MeaningA metabolic process that breaks down ingested fats into fatty acids and glycerol and then into simpler compounds that can be used by cells of the body.
Broadermetabolism, metabolic processThe organic processes (in a cell or organism) that are necessary for life

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