HyperDic: metabolic

English > 2 senses of the word metabolic:
ADJECTIVEpertmetabolicof or relating to metabolism
allmetabolic, metabolousundergoing metamorphosis
metabolic > pronunciation
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English > metabolic: 2 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to metabolism.
Example"metabolic rate"
Spanishmetabólica, metabólico
Nounsmetabolismthe organic processes (in a cell or organism) that are necessary for life
Adverbsmetabolicallyinvolving metabolism
English > metabolic: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningUndergoing metamorphosis.
Categoryzoology, zoological scienceThe branch of biology that studies animals
Oppositeametabolic, ametabolousUndergoing slight or no metamorphosis
Nounsmetabolismthe marked and rapid transformation of a larva into an adult that occurs in some animals

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