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metabolite

 [mĕ-tab´o-līt]
any substance produced during metabolism.

me·tab·o·lite

(mĕ-tab'ō-līt),
Any product or substrate (for example, foodstuff, intermediate, waste product) of metabolism, especially of catabolism.
Synonym(s): metabolin

metabolite

/me·tab·o·lite/ (-līt) any substance produced by metabolism or by a metabolic process.

metabolite

(mĭ-tăb′ə-līt′)
n.
1. A substance produced by metabolism.
2. A substance necessary for or taking part in a particular metabolic process.

metabolite

[mitab′əlīt]
Etymology: Gk, metabole, change
a substance produced by metabolic action or necessary for a metabolic process. An essential metabolite is one required for a vital metabolic process.

metabolite

Physiology
Any substance synthesised or modified by a metabolic process, often understood to mean an intermediate or final product in the breakdown from a parent molecule.

Therapeutics
The transformation of a drug following its metabolism in the body, which results in a different molecule that may be more or less active than the parent drug.

me·tab·o·lite

(mĕ-tab'ŏ-līt)
Any product (intermediate or final, including waste) of a metabolic process.

metabolite

Any substance involved in METABOLISM either as a constituent, a product or a byproduct.

metabolite

any substance used in or a product of METABOLISM.

metabolite

any substance produced during metabolism.