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Metabolism

Metabolism

Overview

Metabolism is the physical and chemical processes within the body related to body functions.

Update Date 8/17/2014

Updated by: Laura J. Martin, MD, MPH, ABIM Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Atlanta, GA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.