Origin of anabolism
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For money is the sinews of Anabolic and Katabolic warfare also.
Menstruation, reproduction, and lactation are at once the cause of an anabolic surplus and the means of getting rid of it.Sex and Society
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Both katabolic and anabolic changes share in the depression, and though less energy is used up, still less energy is generated.
Amory called these fiends and angels the Anabolic and the Katabolic forces in human progress.
It used to be said that the male was more "katabolic," the female more "anabolic."Taboo and Genetics
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- of or relating to anabolism
- a metabolic process in which complex molecules are synthesized from simpler ones with the storage of energy; constructive metabolismCompare catabolism
C19: from ana- + (meta) bolism
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Word Origin and History for anabolic
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- The phase of metabolism in which simple substances are synthesized into the complex materials of living tissue.
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- The phase of metabolism in which complex molecules, such as the proteins and fats that make up body tissue, are formed from simpler ones. Compare catabolism.
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