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any substance produced during metabolism.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
Any product or substrate (for example, foodstuff, intermediate, waste product) of metabolism, especially of catabolism.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
1. A substance produced by metabolism.
2. A substance necessary for or taking part in a particular metabolic process.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
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.
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.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
Any product (intermediate or final, including waste) of a metabolic process.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
metaboliteAny substance involved in METABOLISM either as a constituent, a product or a byproduct.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
metaboliteany substance used in or a product of METABOLISM.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005