metabolic process

metabolic process
the organic processes (in a cell or organism) that are necessary for life
Syn: ↑metabolism
Derivationally related forms: ↑metabolic (for: ↑metabolism), ↑metabolize (for: ↑metabolism)
Topics: ↑organism, ↑being
Hypernyms: ↑organic process, ↑biological process
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