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What is metabolism?

The sum of all the reactions in a cell or the body.

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What does metabolism include?

Conversion of glucose to starch, glycogen + cellulose.
Formation of lipids molecules from a molecule of glycerol and three molecules of fatty acids.
Use of glucose and nitrate ions to form amino acids which are used to synthesis proteins.
Respiration
Breakdown of excess proteins to form urea for excretion.