Metabolism: The various body chemical and hormonal processes
Introduction: Metabolism is the general term for a variety of chemical and hormonal processes that run our bodies. Processes that break down substances are called catabolism (or catabolic); processes that create things are called anabolism (or anabolic).
Condition count: 12 ; see list below.
Organ subtypes: catabolism (0), anabolism (0)
Related organs: catabolism (0), anabolism (0), basal metabolic rate, hormones (90)
Main condition: Metabolic disorders
Organs: all organs
Diseases list: The following list of medical conditions have 'Metabolism' or similar listed as an affected body part in our database:
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