Definition of Metabolite

1. Noun. Any substance involved in metabolism (either as a product of metabolism or as necessary for metabolism).

Generic synonyms: Substance



Definition of Metabolite

1. n. A product of metabolism; a substance produced by metabolic action, as urea.

Definition of Metabolite

1. Noun. Any substance produced by, or taking part in, a metabolic reaction. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Metabolite

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Metabolite

1. Any substance produced by metabolism or by a metabolic process. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Metabolite

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Literary usage of Metabolite

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"While chlordane (2) is largely metabolized to hydrophilic products (7), there is evidence that an unidentified nonpolar metabolite is stored ..."

2. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"At a time when 1,25(OH)2D3 was the dominant metabolite in maternal tissues, 24,25(OH)2D3 was the dominant metabolite in fetal tissues. ..."

3. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"Cotinine was not generally a significant urinary metabolite of either nicotine ... Nicotine N'-oxide was an important urinary metabolite of both nicotine ..."

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