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metabolism

US [məˈtæbəˌlɪzəm]
UK [məˈtæbəˌlɪz(ə)m]
  • n.新陈代谢
  • Web代谢作用;药物代谢;代谢派
Plural Form:metabolisms  
metabolism
n.
1.
新陈代谢the chemical processes in living things that change food, etc. into energy and materials for growth
The body's metabolism is slowed down by extreme cold.
严寒可以使身体新陈代谢的速度下降。