metabolically

All Adverb
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  • Brain tissue is very expensive metabolically, so it must have served an important purpose.
  • It is metabolically less expensive to be larger in body size.
  • It can dry out and become dormant for many years, becoming metabolically active again after many decades of desiccation.
  • More simply, a larger whale can hold more oxygen and at the same time demand less metabolically than a smaller whale.
  • Since they are metabolically active cells, their cytoplasm is full of a series of organelles.
  • Despite its prevalence in the environment, no known form of life uses aluminium salts metabolically.
  • The species is adapted to drought, remaining metabolically active in habitat that is dry over the summer.
  • This indicates that the inferior colliculus is metabolically more active than many other parts of the brain.
  • Because damaged tissue is more metabolically active the enhanced mass transport can facilitate more rapid healing.
  • Metabolically more active tissues, such as cancer, concentrate the active substance more than normal tissues.
  • However, this paradox can be resolved if much of the volume of the organisms was not metabolically active.
  • The more metabolically active a cell or environment is, the more capillaries are required to supply nutrients and carry away waste products.
  • The core also contains normal cell structures, such as ribosomes and other enzymes, but is not metabolically active.
  • These different modifications can cause the shift from the metabolically active tetrameric form to the in-active monomeric form.
  • For neurons, it is metabolically costly to make long connections, and the trade-off of connection distance is time.
  • Desert lizards are ectotherms and so unable to metabolically control their temperature but can do this by altering their location.
  • The validity of the concept of "metabolically healthy" obesity has been called into question.
  • Metabolically altered collagen is known to be highly inflexible and prone to break down, particularly over pressure areas.
  • Initially, a great deal of carbon dioxide gas may be given off, as carbon is metabolically "burned." Cited from Organic Gardener's Composting, by Steve Solomon
  • As a result, larger animals do not recruit as many metabolically costly fast muscle fibers in order to run a given speed.
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Meaning of metabolically

  • adverb Involving metabolism
    metabolically important substances