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. 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