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Metabolism

The metabolism is all the chemical reactions of a living organism. It also includes the associated exchanges of energy.

Metabolites

A metabolite is a transformation product resulting from a metabolic reaction.

Microcephaly

The term microcephaly is used when the head is excessively small in relation to the head circumference of people of the same age and the same sex (mean head circumference).

Minerals

A mineral is an inorganic substance present in the human body.
Whether naturally formed or not, the mineral is defined by its chemical composition and the arrangement of its atoms. The term mineral is used when the body of a man weighing 70 kg contains more than 5 g of the element. The main minerals are: calcium, sodium, magnesium, phosphorus, and potassium.