Metabolize meaning

mĭ-tăbə-līz
The definition of metabolize is when an organism undergoes an organic or chemical process that is necessary for life.

An example of metabolize is for the body to use up the calories in foods.

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To perform metabolism.

Observed that the cells had stopped metabolizing.

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To undergo change by metabolism.

A compound that metabolizes in the liver.

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(intransitive) To undergo metabolism.
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To cause a substance to undergo metabolism.
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To produce a substance using metabolism.
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To subject (a substance) to metabolism.

A drug that cats and dogs metabolize differently.

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To perform metabolism.

Observed that the cells had stopped metabolizing.

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To undergo change by metabolism.

A compound that metabolizes in the liver.

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To subject a substance to metabolism.

A drug that cats and dogs metabolize differently.

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To subject a substance to metabolism or produce a substance by metabolism.
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To change by or subject to metabolism.
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