[ kˈatɐbˌə͡ʊlɪzəm], [ kˈatɐbˌəʊlɪzəm], [ k_ˈa_t_ɐ_b_ˌəʊ_l_ɪ_z_ə_m]
How to use "Katabolism" in context?
The word "metabolism" refers to the biochemical process of breaking down food into energy. This energy is necessary for the body to function. The three main types of metabolism are anabolic, catabolic, and catabolic-oestrogen.
Anabolic metabolism is the process of creating energy from glucose. Catabolic metabolism is the process of breaking down carbohydrates, proteins, and fat into energy. Catabolic-oestrogen metabolism is the process of breaking down sex hormones like estrogen into energy.
The main role of metabolism is to convert food into energy.
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