catabiotic

[kăt′ə-bī-ŏtĭk]

adj.

Relating to the dissipation or using up of energy derived from food in the performance of bodily functions.

Nearby words

  1. coopery,
  2. coopt,
  3. cooptation,
  4. coopworth,
  5. coordinal,
  6. coordinate bond,
  7. coordinate clause,
  8. coordinate geometry,
  9. coordinate system,
  10. coordinated universal time


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