Medical Dictionary

hypercatabolism

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noun hy·per·ca·tab·o·lism \ˌhī-pər-kə-ˈta-bə-ˌli-zəm\

Medical Definition of hypercatabolism

  1. :  excessive metabolic breakdown of organic molecules :  excessive catabolic activity

hypercatabolic

\-ˌka-tə-ˈbä-lik\ play adjective hypercatabolic renal failure

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