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carbo–load

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verb car·bo–load \ˈkär-bō-ˌlōd\

Definition of carbo–load

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to consume a large amount of carbohydrates through food intake usually in order to improve performance in an upcoming athletic event (as a marathon)



Origin of carbo–load

carbo


First Known Use: 1981


Medical Dictionary

carbo–load

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intransitive verb car·bo–load \ˈkär-ˌbō-ˈlōd\

Medical Definition of carbo–load

  1. :  to consume a large amount of carbohydrates through food intake usually in order to improve performance in an upcoming athletic event (as a marathon)




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