carbo-load


car·bo–load

verb \ˈkär-bō-ˌlōd\

Definition of CARBO-LOAD

intransitive verb
:  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

car·bo–load

intransitive verb \ˈkär-ˌbō-ˈlōd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CARBO–LOAD

: 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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