is an umbrella term which is used to describe all the biochemical processes which are involved in the breakdown, manufacture, or the storage of fats and fat molecules in the human body.

FAT METABOLISM: "Humans require a large amount of fat metabolism which is the conversion of fat molecules into more helpful substances such as ATP."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FAT METABOLISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/fat-metabolism/ (accessed March 23, 2019).