anabolism


anab·o·lism

noun \ə-ˈna-bə-ˌli-zəm\

Definition of ANABOLISM

:  the constructive part of metabolism concerned especially with macromolecular synthesis — compare catabolism
an·a·bol·ic \ˌa-nə-ˈbä-lik\ adjective

Origin of ANABOLISM

International Scientific Vocabulary ana- + metabolism
First Known Use: 1886

anab·o·lism

noun \ə-ˈnab-ə-ˌliz-əm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ANABOLISM

: the constructive part of metabolism concerned especially with macromolecular synthesis—compare catabolism
an·a·bol·ic \ˌan-ə-ˈbäl-ik\ adjective

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