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hypercatabolism

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

medical Definition of hypercatabolism

:excessive metabolic breakdown of organic molecules :excessive catabolic activity

hypercatabolic

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

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