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Metabolism Introduction (Anatomy & Physiology)

Metabolism Introduction (Anatomy & Physiology)

Author: Aaron Mullally
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Metabolism Introduction Objectives

  • Define metabolism as "all of the chemical reactions within the body"
  • Describe the difference between exergonic and endergonic
  • Define and describe the differences between the terms anabolic and catabolic
  • Define and describe a synthesis reaction; provide and example of a synthesis reaction in the human body
  • Define and describe a decomposition reaction; provide an example of a decomposition reaction in the human body
  • Define and describe an exchange reaction; provide an example of a decomposition reaction in the human body
  • Identify and describe the various factors that can influence metabolic rates

Metabolism Overview

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