TITLE

metabolism

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1348
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "metabolism" is presented. It refers to the sum of all physical and chemical changes that take place within an organism. It involves two fundamental processes: anabolism and catabolism. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21235683

 

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