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me·tab·o·lite

 (mĭ-tăb′ə-līt′)
n.
1. A substance produced by metabolism.
2. A substance necessary for or taking part in a particular metabolic process.

metabolite

(mɪˈtæbəˌlaɪt)
n
(Biology) a substance produced during or taking part in metabolism
[C19: metabol(ism) + -ite1]

me•tab•o•lite

(məˈtæb əˌlaɪt)

n.
a product of metabolism.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.metabolite - any substance involved in metabolism (either as a product of metabolism or as necessary for metabolism)metabolite - any substance involved in metabolism (either as a product of metabolism or as necessary for metabolism)
substance - a particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties; "shigella is one of the most toxic substances known to man"
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me·tab·o·lite

n. metabolito, sustancia producida durante el proceso metabólico.
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An increase in the urinary levels of two pyrethroid metabolites (3-PBA and cis-DBCA) in children is associated with a significant decrease in their cognitive performances , particularly verbal comprehension and working memory.
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Using Symyx Metabolite's structure-searchable metabolic schemes, biotransformation explorer, and easy-to-use query and browse tools, scientists can quickly explore the fate of parent compounds, their metabolites, and properties by leveraging in-house and Symyx database information.
The body breaks down inhaled 1-NP into several smaller molecules, called metabolites, that show up in urine.