Origin of catabolism
OTHER WORDS FROM catabolismcat·a·bol·ic [kat-uh-bol-ik], /ˌkæt əˈbɒl ɪk/, adjectivehy·per·ca·tab·o·lism, noun
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How to use catabolism in a sentence
People’s food intake often slumps when they are sent home, but with inflammation and catabolism resolving, it’s when protein and other nutritional interventions, as well as physical activity, are likely to be especially effective.Increasing protein intake could help patients recover from the ICU|Alla Katnelson/Undark|August 25, 2021|Popular-Science
During muscle catabolism, proteins stored in muscle tissue are broken down into smaller molecules called amino acids and energy is released.Increasing protein intake could help patients recover from the ICU|Alla Katnelson/Undark|August 25, 2021|Popular-Science
In this way, anabolism and catabolism exist in balance with each other and are the ying and the yang of metabolism.
In catabolism, cells break down those large molecules to release energy and dispose of waste.
The processes concerned in metabolism are chiefly those of building up, “anabolism,” and breaking down, “catabolism.”
In catabolism, the worn particles from the cells, and the dead cells no longer useful are broken up and thrown out of the body.
The essence of inflammation would appear to be destructive dis-assimilation with intense catabolism.
Similar considerations as to the formation and breaking up of the molecules in anabolism and catabolism apply to polymerization.
Consider, on the other hand, a centre of catabolism, where the molecules are being broken up into fragments or smaller groups.
British Dictionary definitions for catabolism
Derived forms of catabolismcatabolic or katabolic (ˌkætəˈbɒlɪk), adjectivecatabolically or katabolically, adverb
Word Origin for catabolism
Scientific definitions for catabolism
Other words from catabolismcatabolic adjective
Cultural definitions for catabolism
Biochemical reactions that break down molecules in metabolism. Molecules may be broken down to gain their energy or to prepare them for disposal from the body. (Compare anabolism.)