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One entry found for metabolism.
Main Entry: me·tab·o·lism
Pronunciation: mschwa-primarystresstab-schwa-secondarystressliz-schwam
Function: noun
1 : the processes essential for life by which the complex substances in the cells of living things are built up or broken down
2 : the processes by which a particular substance (as iodine) is handled in the living body

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