What does the word metabolism mean?

Usage examples for metabolism

  1. A cure consists in changing the manner of living to such a rational standard that full resistance and a balanced metabolism is established. – How and When to Be Your Own Doctor by Dr. Isabelle A. Moser with Steve Solomon
  2. An attempt to modify his metabolism didn't work either. – Keep Your Shape by Robert Sheckley
  3. Despite all the laws of physics, their body temperature had remained constant after it had reached seventy- four, showing that some form of very slow metabolism was going on. – The Black Star Passes by John W Campbell