disassimilate

transitive verb
dis·​as·​sim·​i·​late | \ ˌdis-ə-ˈsim-ə-ˌlāt How to pronounce disassimilate (audio) \
disassimilated; disassimilating

Medical Definition of disassimilate

: to subject to catabolism

Other Words from disassimilate

disassimilation \ -​ˌsim-​ə-​ˈlā-​shən How to pronounce disassimilation (audio) \ noun
disassimilative \ -​ˈsim-​ə-​ˌlāt-​iv How to pronounce disassimilative (audio) \ adjective

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“Disassimilate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/disassimilate. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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