catabolize


ca·tab·o·lize

verb \-ˌlīz\
ca·tab·o·lizedca·tab·o·liz·ing

Definition of CATABOLIZE

transitive verb
:  to subject to catabolism
intransitive verb
:  to undergo catabolism

First Known Use of CATABOLIZE

circa 1926

ca·tab·o·lize

verb    (Medical Dictionary)
ca·tab·o·lized or British ca·tab·o·lisedca·tab·o·liz·ing or British ca·tab·o·lis·ing

Medical Definition of CATABOLIZE

transitive verb
: to subject to catabolism
intransitive verb
: to undergo catabolism

Variants of CATABOLIZE

ca·tab·o·lize or British ca·tab·o·lise \-ˌlīz\

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