constructive catabolism

noun

Definition of constructive catabolism

: catabolic activity that results in the production of new substances other than excretions (as nectar in flowering plants)

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“Constructive catabolism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/constructive%20catabolism. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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