1. metabolism the organic processes that are necessary for life
  2. metabolise produce by metabolism
  3. catabolism breakdown in living organisms of more complex substances into simpler ones together with release of energy
  4. metabolize produce by the organic processes necessary for life
  5. katabolism breakdown in living organisms of more complex substances into simpler ones together with release of energy
  6. diabolism a belief in and reverence for devils (especially Satan)
  7. socialism a political theory advocating state ownership of industry
  8. mutualism the relation between two organisms that benefit each other
  9. metabolous undergoing metamorphosis
  10. symbolism the practice of investing things with arbitrary meaning
  11. capitalism an economic system based on private ownership of assets
  12. metabolic of or relating to metabolism
  13. materialism a desire for wealth and possessions
  14. metabolite any substance involved in metabolism
  15. fat metabolism a metabolic process that breaks down ingested fats into fatty acids and glycerol and then into simpler compounds that can be used by cells of the body
  16. holometabolism complete metamorphosis in insects
  17. hemimetabolism incomplete or partial metamorphosis in insects
  18. cytoplasm the substance inside a cell, not including the nucleus
  19. cataplasm a medical dressing consisting of a soft heated mass of meal or clay that is spread on a cloth and applied to the skin to treat inflamed areas or improve circulation etc.
  20. anabolism the synthesis in living organisms of more complex substances (e.g., living tissue) from simpler ones together with the storage of energy