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. katabolism breakdown in living organisms of more complex substances into simpler ones together with release of energy
  5. metabolize produce by the organic processes necessary for life
  6. metabolous undergoing metamorphosis
  7. diabolism a belief in and reverence for devils (especially Satan)
  8. mutualism the relation between two organisms that benefit each other
  9. 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
  10. hemimetabolism incomplete or partial metamorphosis in insects
  11. holometabolism complete metamorphosis in insects
  12. metabolite any substance involved in metabolism
  13. metabolic of or relating to metabolism
  14. materialism a desire for wealth and possessions
  15. 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.
  16. catabolise subject to catabolism
  17. anabolism the synthesis in living organisms of more complex substances (e.g., living tissue) from simpler ones together with the storage of energy
  18. mentalism (philosophy) a doctrine that mind is the true reality and that objects exist only as aspects of the mind's awareness
  19. embolism occlusion of a blood vessel by an embolus
  20. metabola insects that undergo complete metamorphosis

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