Metabolic Pathway

Science / Biology / Metabolic Pathway: A series of individual chemical reactions in a living system that combine to perform one or more important functions. The product of one reaction in a pathway serves as the substrate for the following reaction. Examples include glycolysis and Krebs cycle.

Motor (Efferent) Pathways

Science / Biology / Motor (Efferent) Pathways: The portion of the peripheral nervous system that carries signals from the central nervous system to the muscles and glands. MORE

Sensory (Afferent) Pathways

Science / Biology / Sensory (Afferent) Pathways: The portion of the peripheral nervous system that carries information from the organs and tissues of the body to the central nervous system. MORE

Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR)

Health / Fitness / Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR): The energy requirements necessary for maintenance of life processes such as heart beat, breathing and cell metabolic activities. MORE

Metabolic Rate

Science / Marine Biology / Metabolic Rate: The overall rate of biochemical reactions in an organism. Often estimated by rate of oxygen consumption in aerobes MORE

Metabolic Pathway

Science / Biology / Metabolic Pathway: A series of individual chemical reactions in a living system that combine to perform one or more important functions. The product of one reaction in a pathway serves as the substrate for the following MORE

Exposure Pathway

Health / Disease / Exposure Pathway: The route a substance takes from its source (where it began) to its end point (where it ends), and how people can come into contact with (or get exposed to) it. An exposure pathway has five parts: a s MORE

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