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Of, relating to, or resulting from metabolism.

[Greek metabolikos, changeable, from metabolē, change; see metabolism.]

met′a·bol′i·cal·ly adv.
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Adv.1.metabolically - involving metabolismmetabolically - involving metabolism; "metabolically important substances"
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The microbes, which the scientists plucked from clouds above the Auvergne region of France, were known to be metabolically active in clouds, but their diets were a mystery.
Our data shows that these people remain metabolically normal even after they gain additional weight.
conducted this double-blind, placebo-controlled study to identify the effects of Montmorency tart cherry juice on recovery from a metabolically challenging exercise: prolonged, high-intensity cycling.
We move less as our joints become a little less supple - and thus we lose muscle which is more metabolically active (ie, it burns energy).
The library, coupled with Agilent's MassHunter software, will provide scientists with a robust LC/MS solution to accelerate the quantification of hundreds of metabolically important compounds for cell biology and disease research.
Metabolically active cultured cells are useful in a variety of applications from tissue repair to tissue regeneration.
metabolically benign overweight/obese) to at-risk overweight/obese, meaning they had developed two or more of the following five heart-disease risk factors: hypertension; low blood level of HDL ("good") cholesterol; elevated blood levels of triglycerides, elevated fasting glucose level (indicating pre-diabetes or diabetes); and elevated levels of C-reactive protein ( indicating inflammation).
Microbiologists and other medical and biological scientists summarize the current knowledge about Burkhoderia, a Gram-negative genus of bacteria with species that are genetically and metabolically versatile enough to exist in a wide range of environmental settings as free-living or host-associated microorganisms.
The researchers are studying the factors that seem to protect obese individuals who remain metabolically healthy, in an attempt to find therapeutic avenues to prevent complications for others who are at risk.
While normal weight, overweight, and obese subjects that were considered metabolically unhealthy had an elevated risk of mortality and/or cardiovascular events in comparison with metabolically healthy subjects over the course of the studies, those who were metabolically healthy but obese had a 24% greater risk of dying from all causes over 10 years or more of followup.
Despite their normal BMI, metabolically obese individuals -- who may comprise as much as 24% of a normal-weight population -- may be insulin-resistant and suffer increased cardio-metabolic risks.
In the last 10 years or so, people started suggesting you could be fit and fat-you could be obese and metabolically healthy and have no health risk," Archana Singh-Manoux, lead author of the study and research director at Inserm, the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research, told the (http://professional.