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The chemical reactions in living organisms by which energy is provided for vital processes and activities and new material is assimilated.

Year introduced: METABOLIC PROCESSES was NON MESH 1992-1997


metabolism [Subheading]

Used with organs, cells and subcellular fractions, organisms, and diseases for biochemical changes. It is used also with drugs and chemicals for catabolic changes (breakdown of complex molecules into simpler ones). For anabolic processes (conversion of small molecules into large), BIOSYNTHESIS is used. For enzymology, pharmacokinetics, and secretion use the specific subheadings.

Year introduced: 1966

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