|the process by which the energy liberated by oxidation of metabolites is used to synthesize the energy-rich molecule ATP|
|a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
oxidative phosphorylation n.
The formation of ATP from the energy released by the oxidation of various substrates, especially the organic acids involved in the Krebs cycle.