74. Change


anabolism
constructive metabolism.
cainotophobia, cainophobia
misoneism.
catabolism
1. the metabolic process in which energy is liberated for use in work.
2. destructive metabolism.
catalysis
the process of an agent that affects a chemical or other reaction without being itself changed or affected. See also 113. DECAYING . — catalyst , n.
metabolism
the chemical and physical processes in an organism by which protoplasm is produced, sustained, and then decomposed to make energy available. Also, Rare . metaboly . — metabolize , v .
metamorphism
change in form, structure, shape, appearance, etc. See also 179. GEOLOGY . — metamorphic , adj .
metamorphosis
1. change in form, structure, appearance, etc.
2. magical transformation. — metamorphic, metamorphous , adj .
metaphysis
a change of form or type.
misoneism
an abnormal dislike of novelty or innovation. Also called neophobia, cainotophobia, cainophobia.
neophobia
misoneism.
physis
1. the principle or concept of growth and change in nature.
2. nature considered as the source of growth and change.
3. something that grows or develops.
transmogrification
the process of complete and usually extreme or grotesque change from one state or form to another.
transmutation
the process or act of change, especially from one thing to another, as the change from base metal to gold, pursued by the alchemists. — transmutationist , n . — transmutative , adj .

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